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Monkfish tail in a bacon blanket


  • 1 Monkfish tail
  • few Streaky bacon
  • Butter
  • salt & pepper
  • Assorted salad leaves
  • Fresh fennel fronds


  • Place the cleaned monkfish tail on top of some fresh fennel fronds.
  • Lay enough strips of bacon to wrap around the monkfish tail, tucking them in snugly like a blanket.
  • Wrap the monkfish (look at pics)
  • Fry the monkfish seam side down first for a minute then add in some butter.
  • Flip the monkfish about to sear all the sides.
  • Place into a 180C oven for 15 to 20 minutes depending on the size of your fish.