Typically, monkfish cheeks are pan-fried in butter but they are versatile - so don't be afraid to try other cooking techniques. The pairing of bacon and monkfish works well, so try wrapping a thin layer around the cheek before cooking - this will not only enhance the flavour but add moisture to the flesh.
Josh Eggleton crumbs the monkfish cheeks in a simple breadcrumb coating in his recipe, but a tempura batterwill work equally well to make a delicious Monkfish scampi.
Before cooking the cheeks, remember to remove the thin outer membrane. If the membrane is left on the cheek whilst it is cooked, it will contract under the high heat and cause the meat to be tough.