An exciting pairing of monkfish with a tangy grapefruit sauce will leave your guests in awe of your gastronomic skills. Expect much deserved praise, as it will be fortcoming with abundance.

Monkfish with Grapefruit
Recipe type: Seafood
Serves: 4
  • 1 pound monkfish fillets, cut into small pieces
  • olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 ounces butter
  • 2 Tablespoons capers
  • 2 grapefruit
  1. Segment the grapefruit by peeling away the skin and white pith with a sharp knife. Remove each segment and discard the rest. Fry monkfish in small amount of olive oil until just cooked.
  2. Make sauce by gently heating the butter and olive oil in a saucepan over a low heat - when warm add grapefruit, capers and chopped parsley. Pour over the fish.
Per serving: 800 Calories (kcal); 73g Total Fat; (79% calories from fat); 4g Protein; 38g Carbohydrate; 124mg Cholesterol; 625mg Sodium

Food Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 2 Fruit; 14 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates

NOTES: An ideal dish for a dinner party or special occasion. Fresh tuna or prawns may be used instead of monkfish.

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