Monkfish in the oven

Monkfish in the oven on a platter

If you want to prepare a delicious and simple recipe, we suggest monkfish in the oven with potatoes. Season with lemon juice, white wine and pepper, drizzle with olive oil and bake. Sprinkle in the end with chopped parsley and serve… Bon appetit!!!

Monkfish in the oven on a baking dish Monkfish in the oven on a platter

Category: Fish, Recipes
Servings:: 4
Prep Time: 10 m
Cook Time: 1:15 h
Total Time: 2:25 h
Ingredients: garlic, lemon, monkfish, olive oil, onion, parsley, pepper, potatoes, white wine
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  • 1kg (2 1/4 pounds) monkfish
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) white wine
  • 5 cloves of garlic
  • Parsley (to taste)
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 1 kg (2 1/4 pounds) small potatoes
  • 2 medium onions
  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) olive oil
  • Salt (to taste)


  1. Peel and wash the potatoes. Place the peeled onion cut into round slices in the bottom of a baking dish and, on top, the potatoes with the fish. Season with lemon juice, white wine, pepper and salt. Monkfish and potatoes on a baking dish seasoned with lemon juice, white wine, pepper and salt Let marinate about one hour.
  2. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF).
  3. Drizzle with olive oil and bake until the fish and the potatoes start to turn golden brown, about 1 hour 15 minutes. Occasionally, drizzle the fish and the potatoes with the sauce.
  4. Turn off the oven, sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve.
Monkfish in the oven
Nutrition facts
Serves 4
Per Serving:
Calories 670
Total Fat 29 g(37%)
Saturated Fat 3.5 g(18%)
Cholesterol 80 mg(27%)
Sodium 118 mg(5%)
Total Carbohydrate 46.5 g(17%)
Protein 51.5 g


  1. Avatar for lesley

    I tried this recipe only because I had all the Ingredients at hand . For a very simple easy recipe It was delicious.

  2. Avatar for June

    Did it really take 1hr and 15 mins to cook? How big were your pieces of monkfish?

    Thanks June

    • Avatar for Pedro Barbosa
      Pedro Barbosa

      Hi June,

      First of all, we apologize for the delay in replying.
      All the recipes are tested before we add to the website. Sometimes depends on the oven, add a little more time and cover the baking dish with aluminium foil to prevent the fish to dry.

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