Monkfish Cheek and Chanterelle Salad

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as a starter
    • Difficulty


Appears in
British Seasonal Food

By Mark Hix

Published 2008

  • About

Monkfish cheeks are not commonly seen on fishmonger’s slabs and you’ll probably need to pre-order them. Using these types of cuts is certainly the way forward to helping the sustainability problem; mind you the fisherman whose task it is to cut them out might well disagree with me.

You can treat both monkfish and skate cheeks in the same way as any cut of fish, except that they have the added advantage of responding well to a bit of slow cooking - in a stew, curry or fish soup, for