Fish in salt


  • 1 large fish with a thick resistant skin (e.g. gilthead, bass, salmon, etc.)
  • A great deal of cooking salt

  • For the dip:
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 gloves of garlic
  • 1 sprig of parsley
  • 1 pinch of black pepper – salt


Cover the bottom of a Pyrex dish with a 2cm layer of cooking salt. Clean the fish and lay it on top of this layer of salt; cover the fish completely with another thick layer of cooking salt. Cook in the oven at 200° for 40 minutes. Remove the salt and serve immediately.

Cooking fish in salt (in other words completely covered by a thick layer of cooking salt) is a very effective and simple method.
This entry was posted in Fish, Recipes. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

appetizers beef bread cake Cheeselets chicken christmas dessert dip drink Easter event Fish food gbejniet helu Honey Hut lamb Maltese maltese recipes meat Newsletter pasta Pastizzi pastry peppers pie pies pork pork stew Recipes salad sauce seafood soup Stew Stuffat summer sweets Tomato torta traditional traditional maltese recipes vegetables