Blackened Monkfish with Salsa

Serves 4
Ingredients
700g fresh Monkfish filleted and skinned.
Cajun Seasoning – (This can be bought ready prepared or made at home by combining the following ingredients):
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon dried thyme
2 teaspoons paprika
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon icing sugar
1 teaspoon ground cumin seed
1 teaspoon garlic salt.

Method
Mix cajun seasoning ingredients together.
Coat monkfish fillets with the mixture and fry in a very hot pan for 3 minutes. Turn and cook for a further 2 minutes.
Serve with mashed potato and chives and the following salsa.

To make the salsa:
2 tomatoes
1 avocado – peeled, destoned and diced
1 red chilli – finely chopped
1/2 red onion – finely chopped
1 tablespoon freshly chopped coriander
Juice of 1 lime
Salsa Method
Dice the tomatoes. Add the red onion, red chill, coriander and avocado. Stir in the lime juice and season with salt and pepper to taste.

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