Fish encrusted in kosher salt

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Malinda Coletta Recipe
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North Providence, RI (pop. 178,042)
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Member Since Sep 2010
Malinda's notes for this recipe:
NO ITS NOT SALTY. This method of cooking ensures a moist and flavorful fish and makes an impression guests will not soon forget
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Directions

1
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

Clean and gut fish, remove top and bottom fins, scale and remove gills. Whisk egg whites to soft peaks and fold in salt
2
Place lemon, limes and chopped fennel tops in body cavity and set aside
3
Place 4 tablespoons of egg white mixture on a large platter add a generous amount of dry kosher salt to bottom of pan suitable for oven to table use. Place fish on top of mixture and spoon remaining mixture over top of fish. Add mor dry salt to top
4
Place fish and platter in oven and bake for 25 to 30 minutes. remove and strike crust to crack.

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user Anna Sciancalepore Antoniello CiaoBella - Jul 4, 2011
Wow! Impressive! :D
user Karla Everett Karla59 - Jul 4, 2011
I guess this would be no different than a prime rib that has been crusted in salt , Thanks for sharing..saved :-D
user Malinda Coletta Professorchef - Jul 4, 2011
I shared a photo of this recipe. View photo
user Malinda Coletta Professorchef - Jul 4, 2011
I shared a photo of this recipe. View photo
user Jim Decker quadingjim - Jul 4, 2011
great pic's Where did he catch the fish? I have a ton of fish recipesI Chefed the Cape for 5 years.

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