Monkfish & tiger prawn skewers with chilli butter, pineapple salsa

Monkfish & tiger prawn skewers with chilli butter, pineapple salsa

Marinade


Ingredients - Serves 4

1 x tablespoon sesame seeds
2 x tablespoon sesame oil
2 x garlic cloves – crushed
2 x tablespoon soy sauce
2 x tablespoon sherry
1 x lime juice


Method

Crush the garlic and mix all the ingredients together

Monkfish & tiger prawn skewers

Ingredients -
Serves 4

8 x whole tiger prawns – peeled
250g monkfish fillet – cut into 2.5 cm cubes
Knob of butter


Method

Thread the prawns & monkfish onto 4 skewers. Place the skewers in the marinade for 30 minutes to 2 hours

Chilli Butter

Ingredients -
Serves 4

60 g unsalted butter
1 x tablespoon fresh coriander – chopped
1 x red chilli – seeded and finely chopped
Splash of lime juice
Splash of tobasco
Salt & black pepper


Method

Soften butter and add all ingredients. Roll into a thin cigar shape and wrap in foil. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or freeze until needed. When needed, cut through the butter with a warm knife for smooth slices.

Pineapple Salsa

Ingredients -
Serves 4

½ Fresh pineapple – peeled, cored & finely diced
1 x green chilli – seeded & chopped
1 x red onion – finely diced
Juice and zest of 1 lime
Splash of olive oil
Salt & black pepper


Method

In a bowl mix all the above together and keep until required.

To cook the prawns and bring the dish together

  1. Place a splash of oil & knob of butter in a pan and heat.

  2. Once the butter is foaming add the skewers to colour on each side

  3. Then place under the grill area of your oven & continue to cook until the monkfish is soft to touch (2 to 3 minutes).

  4. Remove and place a nice chunk of chilli butter on each skewer to melt. Serve the skewers on top of the salsa on cold plates.
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