Monkfish Kebabs with Coriander, Mint and Walnut Chutney

01 Dec 2020

25 Minutes | easy | Serves 4

These kebabs will work with a different white fish if you can’t find monkfish, although do make sure that it’s firm and meaty. Cod loin or cheeks would make a good substitute. The chutney is rich from the nuts and fragrant with herbs: try it with other fish or grilled chicken, too.

Ingredients

  • 600g monkfish or other firm white, chunky fish (such as cod or cod cheeks), cut into large chunks
  • ½ teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon neutral oil (such as vegetable or groundnut)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 75g coriander
  • 30g mint
  • 100g walnuts
  • 1 green chilli
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Large pinch salt
  • Pinch sugar
  • To serve: Flatbreads or other wraps, or rice Shredded white cabbage, cucumber or salad leaves

Directions

1.

Lightly toast the coriander

Lightly toast the coriander and fennel seeds in a dry frying pan, then crush or grind them to a powder. Mix with the chilli powder, turmeric, salt and 1 tablespoon neutral oil.

2.

Add the chunks

Add the chunks of fish and mix well to coat. Set aside while you make the chutney.

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3.

Combine

Combine all the chutney ingredients with a splash of water in a blender, and whizz to a paste. Set aside.

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4.

Preheat two gas burners

Preheat two gas burners on the Jupiter Outback BBQ. Thread the fish onto skewers.

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5.

Cook the fish

Cook the fish for around 3-4 minutes on each side, or until cooked through.

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6.

Serve the fish kebabs

​​​​​​​Serve the fish kebabs with the chutney, some salad and flatbreads or rice.

Recipe Author

Recipe Author

Helen Graves

Helen Graves is an award-winning recipe, food and travel writer with a particular interest in barbecue. She writes freelance for many major food and drink publications and is editor of Pit, the UK's first independent magazine about live-fire cooking. Helen has created a series of exclusive recipes for Outback that focus on maximising flavour for the home cook using lots of spices, fresh herbs and BBQ techniques.

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