Baked Monkfish with Carrot, Rocket and Ginger

For a fresh-tasting fish dish try Mike Robinson's recipe for monkfish flavoured with aromatic ginger and tangy lemon juice
By Mike Robinson
Baked Monkfish with Carrot, Rocket and Ginger
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  • Serves: 2-4
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

Main

  • 4 medium carrots, cut into short, very fine strips
  • black pepper
  • 2 handfuls of rocket, one handful roughly chopped
  • 450 g monkfish fillet, sliced into 3-4 pieces
  • 1 ginger, freshly grated
  • juice and grated zest of 2 lemons

Method

1. Preheat the oven to 180ÂșC/Gas 4.

2. In the bottom of an earthenware pot place the carrots. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper. Sprinkle over the roughly chopped rocket.

3. Place the monkfish on top of the rocket and season with salt and freshly ground pepper.

4. Place the freshly grated root ginger in a tea towel and squeeze the ginger juice over the dish.

5. Sprinkle the lemon juice and zest over the fish.

6. Cover the pot with foil and bake for 15 minutes.

7. Serve on a plate with the monkfish on top of carrot and cooked rocket and the fresh rocket sprinkled over the top.

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