Baked in a Salt Crust - Pesce al Sale
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our cooking classes in Liguria this is one of our
favorite meals. It makes for a dramatic presentation."
sea bass (or other firm white-fleshed fish) of about
2 - 2 ½ pounds
2 ½ pounds rock salt (more or less depending
on size of pan used)
the inside of the fish well and cut off the fins.
Wash and dry it.
some table salt and a stick of rosemary inside its
an ovenproof baking dish, make a shallow bed of rock
salt. Place the fish on top and cover the fish with
the remaining salt, making sure that the fish is completely
in an 350°F oven and cook until the salt has formed
a hard crust.
from the oven and take the dish to the table.
slice open the salt crust, making sure not to damage
the fish. Remove the fish, place on a serving platter
and divide it into portions.
lemon juice and olive oil together and serve it on
the fish with a sprig of rosemary used as a brush.
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