Common Name: Angler Fish, agwi, agu

A popular fish used in many soups and braises. Also served grilled or fried.

Seafood Sustainability: Monkfish are on the avoid lists of Seafood Watch and Sea Choice. Recommended Best alternative choices are: - Catfish (farmed), Rainbow Trout (farmed), and Tilapia (farmed) from the U.S.

Nutrition Facts 

Fish, monkfish, raw
NDB No: 15054 Date: 9/3/2019 21:39
Measure: 3.00 oz
Gram weight (edible portion): 85.00 g
Refuse: 0%
Nutrient Units Value
Water g 70.75
Energy kcal 65
Energy kJ 270
Protein g 12.31
Total lipid (fat) g 1.29
Ash g 1.03
Carbohydrate, by difference g 0.00
Fiber, total dietary g 0.0
Calcium, Ca mg 7
Iron, Fe mg 0.27
Magnesium, Mg mg 18
Phosphorus, P mg 170
Potassium, K mg 340
Sodium, Na mg 15
Zinc, Zn mg 0.35
Copper, Cu mg 0.024
Manganese, Mn mg 0.020
Selenium, Se μg 31.0
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 0.8
Thiamin mg 0.021
Riboflavin mg 0.051
Niacin mg 1.785
Pantothenic acid mg 0.128
Vitamin B-6 mg 0.204
Folate, total μg 6
Folic acid μg 0
Folate, food μg 6
Folate, DFE μg 6
Vitamin B-12 μg 0.77
Vitamin A, IU IU 34
Vitamin A, RAE μg 10
Retinol μg 10
Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.289
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.204
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.518
Cholesterol mg 21
Tryptophan g 0.138
Threonine g 0.540
Isoleucine g 0.567
Leucine g 1.000
Lysine g 1.131
Methionine g 0.365
Cystine g 0.132
Phenylalanine g 0.480
Tyrosine g 0.416
Valine g 0.634
Arginine g 0.737
Histidine g 0.362
Alanine g 0.745
Aspartic acid g 1.261
Glutamic acid g 1.838
Glycine g 0.591
Proline g 0.435
Serine g 0.502
Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 25 Page 1 of 1

Used in

Some Dishes:
Gyeongdan (경단) - Korean rice ball cake
Danpatjuk - sweet red bean porridge
Patbingsu - Shaved ice with red bean paste
Baram-tteok - type of tteok filled with white bean paste.
Bungeo-ppang - fish-shaped pastry filled with sweet red bean paste.
Chalbori-ppang - two small, sweet pancakes wraped around sweet red bean paste. 
Chapssal doughnut - sweet rice doughnut filled with sweet red bean paste.
Hodu-gwaja - walnut-shaped cookie filled with sweet red bean paste.
Hoppang - pastry filled with sweet red bean paste or sweet nokdu-so (mung bean paste).

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