How to Cook Trout in a Salt Crust

by Jon Bussell


  • Trout
  • Salt
  • Egg whites
  • Lemon
  • Fennel
  • Dill
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Get some salt this is 1kilo

    Step 2

    Grab a couple of eggs

    Step 3

    And take their whites

    Step 4

    Mix it all up so it becomes like wet cement

    Step 5

    Line a tray with al foil

    Step 6

    Make a layer of salt

    Step 7

    Get your trout that you have rinsed and dried and also the dill, lemon and fennel

    Step 8

    Chop, dice

    Step 9

    Stuff stuff

    Step 10

    Lay on salt base

    Step 11

    Cover with remaining salt mix and pat on. Then bake for 35-40minutes on 180c

    Step 12

    Afterwards it will look like this, let is chill for 5-10 minutes before you start cutting

    Step 13

    Slice all around with a serrated knife and lift top off to reveal trout

    Step 14

    Peel back skin, see how moist it is:) serve onto a warmed plate

    Step 15

    Like this

    Step 16

    Serve with a dill and shallot beurre blanc, enjoy:)