Don’t be afraid by the title of this recipe,, salt baked yes but salty NO.
It really is the most simple hassle free way to cook a whole fish keeping it moist and fresh and it comes off the bone perfectly.
If you don’t fancy sea bass you could equally use a large whole trout or other fish.
This recipe and cooking time is perfect for a fish of around 1.5kg a larger fish of 2.5k would need a cooking time of approximately 1 hour and 2kg of salt.
- 1 sea bass approximately 1.5kg cleaned
- 1kg rock salt
- 3 egg whites
- grated zest and juice of 1 lemon