Mock Lobster

Mock Lobster


"This is a wonderful and inexpensive dish that may be served in place of the much more expensive lobster tail."


30 m servings 257 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 257 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 14.5 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.1g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 25.4 g
  • 51%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 72 mg
  • 24%
  • Sodium:
  • 452 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a small bowl, combine the melted butter, paprika, salt and pepper.
  3. Place the fish fillets on a non-stick or parchment lined baking sheet. Brush the fillets evenly with the butter mixture and sprinkle the bread crumbs over the tops of each fillet.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.
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  1. 36 Ratings


i LOVED this recipe and I loved the title. Mock Lobster, B-52s. Perfect for when you want a good meal after a tragic day at work. It's quick, it's yummy and will put you in better spirits in abo...

Monkfish, the poor man's lobster, according to my fish mongerer, tasted very similar to lobster almost better in my eyes. I would have never decided to make this if I had not seen the fish at a...

This is fantastic. I love monkfish! And it was the first time I have ever tried it. LOL I am new to cooking and eating fish, as my Dad was allergic to it and I just never learned how to cook...

This is an excellent mild flavoured fish, however I would not say it replaces lobster. This recipe is a keeper - I may cut it up & BBQ it on skewers with mushrooms,peppers & onions next time.

This recipe was easy to follow, but I have to agree that the time seems to be quite far off. The flavors were really good, and though it isn't exactly lobster, the flavor is close and the textur...

My daughter loved it and she is a very fussy eater. I used rather thick pieces of fish so I needed to cook it about 10 min longer than recipe said. The butter mixture really made the fish melt i...

I made this more than once following the exact recipe each time. The monkfish tasted nothing like lobster and it was tough - even after 45 minutes in my oven! The overall texture of the fish m...

Very good! I opmited the bread crumbs as we are doing low carb. Dipped in melted butter after cooking for the lobster touch. I was searching for a way to cook monkfish as it's been about 15 yea...

Really enjoyed this quick crisp outside but buttery inside dish for dinner. Very similar taste and texture to lobster. Easy to make and not greasy/oily at all. Perfect with rice pilaf and veg si...