Monkfish wrapped in Bacon with Tomato Chilli Sauce
Ingredients4 x 225g (8 oz.) Fillets of Monkfish 12 Rashers of streaky Bacon Tomato Sauce: 1 small onion finely chopped 2 cloves of Garlic chopped 225g (1 lb) Ripe Tomatoes 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil 1 teaspoon White Wine Vinegar ½ red Chilli finely chopped 1 teaspoon sugar
InstructionsTrim and skin the fillets of Monkfish Put the rashers out on a board and trim off the rinds and bones. Stretch these as thinly as possible using the back of a knife. Wrap 2-3 rashers tightly around each fillet of monk. Heat the oven to 220 C. 440 F. Gas 9 Cook the onions and garlic gently in the olive oil until soft and translucent. Add the chilli. Chop the tomatoes roughly and add to the pan. Increase the heat and add the other sauce ingredients. Cook together until they become a thick sauce. Lightly oil a roasting dish and put in the wrapped monkfish. Roast for 15 to 20 mts. until the rashers are crispy and the Monkfish cooked through [cut into one to check] Carve the monkfish to serve and put a spoonful of sauce on the side.
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