Just flown in from Boston - Monkfish is also known as the poor man's lobster.
1lb per order.
Origin: Atlantic through Boston Method of Capture: Trawls
Wild or Farmed: Wild
Good Alternative MSC
Generally, Monkfish fillet is only the long dense muscle of the tail used for meat (although the liver is delicious as well). White, pink and pale grey, the muscle is covered in a blue-grey membrane that should be removed as it shrinks when cooked (like silver skin on beef). Often compared to the texture of lobster, the meat is nicely firm and sweet.
Due to its denseness it is less likely to fall apart directly on the grill and holds up well in chowders and fish stews. A cross cut steak (including the spine bone) makes a nice presentation as a monkfish 'osso buco'. The meat tends to lose moisture and tighten as it cooks, so generally buy a larger filet than you think you may need.
Store your seafood in the coldest part of the refrigerator at 32 degrees for up to 3 days. In the refrigerator we recommend removing the fillets from their packaging and wrapping them carefully in 2 layers of paper towels to absorb any moisture and firm the fish up for cooking and consuming.
If you don’t plan to consume the fish within 3 days, simply place in the freezer.
To thaw: place seafood in the refrigerator overnight.
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poached, then sauced with Four Star mushrooms. Fine dining.
First time trying. Meat was alright but very fresh!
Fresh, already prepped with silver skin removed. A family favorite!
Great taste and texture. Love this fish! Easy to cook too. Try it!
Extremely fresh! Well cleaned--with thin skin already removed, this fish is quick to cook. I highly recommend!!
family favorite, roasted, poached, sauteed. This week sauteed briefly, then popped into the oven. Served with maitake mushrooms with saffron, garlic, tarragon, and cream.
Always fresh and delicious! Arrives beautifully cleaned and ready to go. Incredibly tasty and versatile.
Tasty and fresh as always!
This order comes in two pieces of similar sizes. Very easy to cook them evenly. Thank you.
Arrived well trimmed! Tasty and moist as always.
Fresh, delicious and nicely trimmed! Is great with a mick lobster recipe!
fun to cook, fine eating
versatile, fine eating
The fish is so fresh, and quality is excellent! And the process to put in the order is so simple, and it's so easy to questions answered through the support 'chat' channel. Highly recommended!
Order this often always fresh and delicious
This was our first time buying from Four Star Seafood and we could not be happier. The fish was super fresh and the staff was very friendly and knowledgable. We will be buying again very, very soon. Thank you!!!!!
Pan fried in butter lemon caper sauce with steamed amaranth greens. Lobster like.
(Don't forget to remove the membrane)
Enjoyed making fish curry with monk fish! The fish held its shape but was soft at the same time! One thing that stands out is how fresh the fish is!
Monkfish fillet with homemade bread and greens. The fish is very fresh.