Creamy Philadelphia monkfish and prawns

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If you have never tried monkfish, this is an ideal recipe to try. It has an almost lobster-like flavour. However, it is not cheap but it is worth it for a special occasion.

Many thanks to those nice people from Philadelphia who gave their permission for us to use these recipes.

Creamy Philadelphia monkfish and prawns
Servings:Serves 2
Calories per serving:201
Ready in:25 minutes
Prep. time:10 minutes
Cook time:15 minutes
Recipe author:Chef
First published:27th April 2013

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A quick and easy way to jazz up monkfish.

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Mise en place

  • 190° C (375° F - gas 5), [fan oven 170° C & reduce cooking time by 10 mins per hour]


  1. Place the fish onto a non-stick baking tray.
  2. Mix the Philadelphia with the prawns, lemon rind, parsley and pepper and place on top of the fish.
  3. Bake in a preheated oven, Gas 5, 190 °C for 10-15 minutes until the fish flakes when tested with a knife.
  4. Spoon over the lemon juice and serve with seasonal vegetables.

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Try basa, haddock or cod as a more economical substitute for monkfish.

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