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Monkfish in Pastry with Garlic cream and Asparagus


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  • 2 monkfish
  • 2 puff pastries
  • 1 head of garlic
  • generous 3/4 cup of milk
  • generous 3/4 cup whipping cream
  • 2 jars mini green asparagus
  • some chives
  • salt and pepper


Servings 4
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 30mins
Cooking time 60mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Cook the monkfish tails by steaming and keep warm at 150 ° F.

Step 2

Prepare the pastry: Divide dough into 4 squares, place on parchment paper, separate and bake at 350 ° F until they are golden brown. Reserve.
Prepare the cream of garlic: peel the garlic, and cook soaked in milk, when they have become soft, drain and set aside.

Step 3

In a small pan, heat cream and garlic without bringing to a boil, mix, salt and pepper (for best results, you can add a small teaspoon of parmesan). Blanch chives few seconds, drain. Blanch and drain the asparagus and set aside.

Step 4

Assembly: open pastry in half. Place the bottom on a plate, place a half monkfish tail, cover lightly with garlic cream and place the second part of the pastry on top, giving 1/4 turn to allow the fish visible. With asparagus divide the total number of asparagus into 4 bundles and make 4 and bind with the chives. Place the bundle next to the monkfish pastry. Around the plate spoon extra garlic cream. Bon appetit!

Step 5


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