Servings: for 4 people


  • 1 whole bream (or any other whole fish that fits your baking pan)
  • half lemon
  • 80 g butter
  • 2 pinches of salt
  • 1/2 fennel
  • dill, thyme
  • 3 egg white
  • 2 kg salt 




1. Combine 2 kg of salt and the egg white and mix until you have a sort of dough. Add water if too dry.  

2. Fill the fish with lemon, fennel, herbs, butter and 2 pinches of salt. 

3. on a baking tray, spread the salt crust and make a bed from fennel and lemon. Cover with the rest of salt and  press firmly. 

4. Bake at 200°C for 45 minutes.