Whole Branzino Roasted in Sea Salt with Aromatic Herbs

  • Recipe courtesy Gino Angelini
  • Show: Giada's Weekend Getaways
  • Episode: Los Angeles
Total Time:
35 min
Prep:
15 min
Inactive Prep:
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Cook:
20 min
Yield:
2 to 4 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

VINAIGRETTE:
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3 teaspoons light extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried Aromatic Herbs, recipe follows
  • 1 Mediterranean branzino (about 2 pounds)
  • 6 egg whites
  • 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 pounds sea salt
  • 3 1/2 teaspoons dried Aromatic Herbs
AROMATIC HERBS:
  • 1 teaspoon chopped dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon chopped dried tarragon
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped dried rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon chopped dried dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped dried thyme

Directions

1 sheet parchment paper

Serving suggestions: Steamed vegetables and plain mashed potatoes

To make the vinaigrette sauce: In a small bowl, mix together salt and lemon juice, and then add the olive oil. When it comes time to serve, mix the aromatic herb mixture into the sauce, see Cook's note*.

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

Clean and dry the bra