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Monkfish: From Bycatch to Haute Cuisine

Lecture no. 11 from the course: Cooking Basics: What Everyone Should Know

Monkfish: From Bycatch to Haute Cuisine

Taught by Professor Sean Kahlenberg | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Food & Wine Courses

You might think monkfish is an unusual choice for a gourmet meal: It’s a bottom-feeder formerly called garbage fish and is considered so “ugly” that it’s almost never sold with the head on. But with Chef Kahlenberg’s instruction, you will turn monkfish to a golden-brown delicacy, accompanied by a whole-grain salad.