• Lenten Recipe: Salt-baked Whole Fish

    As Catholics observe abstinence from meat this Lenten Season, we share this delicious fish recipe from yummy.ph.
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    By Roddy Abaya

     

    In this Italian-inspired recipe, oregano is combined with lemons to lend clean, subtle flavors to fish. Although used in incredible amounts, salt merely operates as an “oven” to gently cook the fish.

     

    1 whole fish, cleaned
    1 tablespoon olive oil
    1/2 cup fresh oregano leaves
    2 lemons, quartered

     

    For the salt oven mixture
    4 egg whites
    1/2 cup water
    3 kilos rock salt

     

    1 Preheat the oven to 450ºF.
    2 Rub the outside of the washed fish with oil all over.
    3 In a bowl, combine oregano and lemons. Stuff into fish’s stomach cavity and set aside.

     

    Get the full recipe on yummy.ph

     

    Photography by David Hanson Ong

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