Salt crusted whole trout

Salt crusted whole trout

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  • 2
  • Easy
  • Pescatarian
  • 5 minutes
  • 20 minutes


  • 1 kg salt
  • 3 egg whites
  • 15 g flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • olive oil, for greasing
  • 1 whole trout
  • fresh greens, for serving

Cooking Instructions

Preheat the oven to 180°C.
Place the salt, egg whites and parsley in a bowl then mix until soft. Lightly oil a baking tray with olive oil then spread half the salt mixture onto the pan.
Place the trout on top then cover with the remaining salt to create a crust. Place in the oven for 20 minutes.
Crack the salt crust then remove the excess salt and skin.
Serve warm with crisp greens and lemon wedges.

Abigail Donnelly Recipe by: Abigail Donnelly
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