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Lobster-like Monkfish

How to cook monkfish fillets to make them look like lobster tails.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: First dish
Cuisine: Spanish
Keyword: fish
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 419kcal


  • 2 fillets monkfish
  • 2 tbsp sweet paprika
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt
  • 1 leaf bay
  • mayonnaise


  • Season the monkfish, make a roll with every fillet and tie it to keep the shape.
  • Spread the rolls with olive oil and then with the sweet spanish paprika (pimentón). They must be completely covered.
  • Boil in water with salt and a leaf of laurel for around 10 minutes.
  • Serve the monkfish cut in slices, as if it was a lobster tail, with mayonnaise.


Calories: 419kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 1383mg | Potassium: 1202mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 9150IU | Vitamin C: 19.8mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 5mg