Il Branzino al Sale di Sofia

Yield:
2 servings
Level:
Easy
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 pound sea bass or red snapper
  • 3 to 5 pounds Sicilian course salt or edible rock salt
  • 1 sprig thyme
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
Directions
  • Preheat oven 425 for 20 minutes. Clean entire fish, leaving head and tail intact. Place about 1 pound of salt on an oven tray or a heat-proof ceramic plate and place fish on top. Sprinkle fish with salt and place the thyme in the cavity. Cover the fish with the remaining salt. Bake for 15 minutes.

  • With 2 spoons scrape salt from the fish. Fillet the fish, discarding the bones. Divide fish and place on 2 plates. Sprinkle with olive oil and serve with seasonal salad and vegetables.


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