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Elegant Monkfish

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Seafood Delaware Style


  • 2 lbs fresh monkfish or scallops
  • 4 Tbs butter or margarine
  • 4 green onions
  • 2/3 cup Noilly Prat vermouth
  • 6 Tbs light cream or milk


  • Wash fish and pat dry with paper towels. Slice fish about ¼ inch thick, so that the pieces resemble medallions. Melt butter in a large frying pan. Fry the fish until the pieces turn opaque. Set aside. Add onions and suate until tender. Add vermouth and reduce to half. Add light cream and simmer 2-3 minutes. Add back fish and heat until warm throughout. Serve over pasta.
Recipe courtesy of the National Fisheries Institute

Nutrition Facts

Calories 237
  Calories from Fat 130 (55%)
(23%)Total Fat 15g
(41%)Saturated Fat 8g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
(25%)Cholesterol 75mg
(2%)Sodium 37mg
(19%)Potassium 669mg
Total Carbohydrate 2g
(2%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(45%)Protein 23g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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