Salt-Baked Fish Stuffed with Herbs and Lemon Recipe | Yummly

Salt-Baked Fish Stuffed with Herbs and Lemon

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Description

Here's how to make the most simple, delicious, juicy, and fragrant whole roast fish. Brought to the table in a thick crust of crackable salt, it's a show stopper.

Ingredients

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  • 2 whole fish (small, about 3/4 pounds each, or one whole fish, about 1 1/2 pounds, see note)
  • 10 sprigs thyme (you can also use rosemary, fennel fronds, tarragon, or chervil)
  • 3 slices of lemon (thin, halved)
  • olive oil (A drizzle of)
  • 3 cups sea salt (or kosher salt, preferably a mix of 2 cups coarse and 1 cup fine)
  • 1 egg white
  • water
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