Pan-fried duck monkfish with ratatouille and smoked salmon mousse

A tasty dish from MasterChef Ireland's Nicha Maguire


  • monkfish
  • 3 thinly sliced courgettes
  • 3 thinly sliced tomatoes
  • 3 basil
  • 1 spring thyme
  • 1 tblsp olive oil
  • smoked salmon
  • cream
  • milk


  1. Make a circle pattern from courgettes, tomato, and aubergine. Season well, drizzle with olive oil, basil and thyme leaves. Bake in the oven at 180° for 15 minutes.
  2. Put smoked salmon and cream in food processor. Whisk until smooth and then poach salmon mousse in the milk for about five minutes.
  3. Season monkfish, pan fry over the hot pan until cooked.
  4. Serve.


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