Embarking on a culinary adventure can be thrilling. Today, we’ll prepare a delectable monkfish pasta that promises to tantalize your taste buds.

Monkfish & Shrimp Pasta Portuguese Style: Quick and Tasty (Day 9)

With essential ingredients like fresh monkfish, succulent shrimp, and a mix of robust flavors from garlic, onion, and tomato, you’re in for a genuinely gastronomic experience. Carefully selected seasonings along with a splash of white wine will enhance the natural flavors, transforming simple pasta into a gourmet dish.

As we combine these elements, you’ll witness how the texture of the penne pasta complements the firm, meaty monkfish, creating a satisfying mouthfeel in every bite.

Remember, the key to a successful dish lies in the preparation — from the precise mincing of garlic to the gentle simmering of the sauce.

As you follow along, you’ll observe how the harmony of ingredients unfolds, delivering a meal that’s not just nourishing to the body but also a feast for the senses. A touch of garnish with parsley before serving amplifies the visual appeal, making your dish not just delicious, but also picture-perfect.


Yield: 2 servings

Monkfish & Shrimp Pasta Portuguese Style: Quick and Tasty

Monkfish & Shrimp Pasta Portuguese Style: Quick and Tasty

Embark on a culinary adventure with this delectable monkfish pasta, tantalizing your taste buds with succulent shrimp, robust flavors of garlic, onion, and tomato, elevated by a splash of white wine, and garnished with parsley for a truly gourmet experience.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes


  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Large Tomato, roughly chopped
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, minced
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil (preferably extra virgin)
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 200 grams Pasta (chunky pieces)
  • Parsley, chopped for garnish
  • 1/2 cup White Wine
  • 1/2 lb Monkfish, cleaned and cut into chunks
  • Shrimp (optional), pre-cooked and peeled


  1. Mince garlic cloves, and cut up onion and tomato.
  2. Heat olive oil in a pan.
  3. Cook the onion and minced garlic for a few minutes.
  4. Add the cut up tomato to the pan.
  5. Pour white wine into the sauce mixture and let it reduce.
  6. Boil water in a pot and cook thick pasta according to package instructions.
  7. If you want a thicker sauce, you can add some of the pasta water when your pasta is done.
  8. Remove any skin and sinew from monkfish, cut into chunks.
  9. Add monkfish to the pan and cook for about 6 minutes.
  10. Add shrimp to the pan and cook for 2-4 minutes, depending on their size.
  11. Plate half of the cooked pasta for two servings, top with sauce, monkfish, and shrimp.
  12. Season with salt and pepper to taste, garnish with chopped parsley.


Cheers to a satisfying meal!

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 424Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 42mgSodium: 352mgCarbohydrates: 43gFiber: 4gSugar: 6gProtein: 29g

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Enjoy the succulent monkfish complemented by the sauce and perfectly cooked pasta. Cheers to a satisfying meal!

Torstein Rottingen
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