Anna's Family Kitchen was inspired by my love of food and desire to feed my family healthy, home cooked wholesome meals that are beautifully presented and appealing but don’t require hours of prep in the kitchen.

Spiced Monkfish with Curried Cauliflower Puree

This dish is prepped and pulled together so quickly it’s a great midweek meal but also impressive enough to serve for an effortless dinner party.

Serves: 4

Prep: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Difficulty: more effort



2 monkfish fillets

2 Tbsp lemon juice
1 Tbsp Garam Masala
1/2 tsp salt
1 Tbsp olive oil

Cauliflower purée:-
1 head of cauliflower broken into florets⠀
1 medium onion finely chopped ⠀
1/2 teaspoon cumin ⠀
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander ⠀
1/2 teaspoon turmeric ⠀
4 cloves garlic -1 sliced 3 crushed⠀
1/2 red chilli sliced into matchsticks ⠀
Thumbs sized piece of ginger cut into matchsticks ⠀
200 ml Stock

Combine the marinade ingredients in a small bowl and coat the fish. Season well with salt and pepper.⠀

Fry the onion until caramelised, then add the garlic and fry for another minute. Now add the spices, throw in the cauliflower and stir. Add the stock and steam with a lid on until tender – roughly 8 minutes. Season, add a squeeze of lemon and blitz, loosening with extra stock if necessary to make a smooth purée.⠀

Roast the monkfish for 12 minutes at 200 degrees.

Serve the monkfish on top of the cauliflower puree and with wilted spinach.

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