Sweet and Sour Monkfish

Ingredients – Serves 4

1 tbsp groundnut oil

800g monkfish fillet, cut into cubes

4 shallots, sliced

2 garlic cloves, sliced

2 lemongrass stalks, trimmed and sliced

40g brown sugar

60ml soy sauce

1 tbsp water

2 limes, juice only

1 tbsp Tarantella Organic Tomato Paste

  1. Place a large wok over a medium heat and add the oil. Fry the monkfish until browned then set aside.

  2. Add the shallots, garlic and lemongrass to the pan and stir-fry for a minute or two. Sprinkle with sugar and continue to stir. When it begins to melt and caramelise, pour in the soy sauce, water, lime juice and Tarantella Paste.

  3. Reduce for 2 minutes, then turn the heat down and put the monkfish back in the pan. Carefully coat with the sauce and serve immediately with rice.