Known as "poor man's lobster", monkfish is mild with a firm dense texture similar to lobster. Low in sodium, a good source of niacin and vitamins B6, B12 and potassium and a very good source of protein, phosphorus and selenium. 1 portion is approx. 16 oz (1 lb). We recommend 8 oz per person.
Monkfish is regularly wild-caught by New England fishermen. Landed from Maine to North Carolina with peaks in late Fall and Spring, monkfish is available year-round. Monkfish is a smart seafood choices because it is sustainably managed and responsibly harvested under US regulations. Fishing rate is at recommended levels.