Achill Island Sea Salt Baked Salmon

Serves 4


·      4 thick salmon darnes

·      Freshly ground black pepper

·      Achill Island Sea Salt


1.     Preheat oven to 220°C/ 425°F

2.     Cover the base of a baking tray with a layer of sea salt

3.     Season salmon darnes with freshly ground black pepper and place skin down on top of the salt

4.     Completely cover the fish with sea salt and sprinkle 2 tablespoons of water of the surface of the salt

5.     Bake for 8-10 minutes until the fish is cooked through

6.     Transfer the baking tray to a wire tray and let rest until cool enough to handle

7.     Using your fingers, break the salt crust off the top of the fish. The skin should pull away as you do this alternatively you can use a pairing knife to gently remove the skin and salt.

8.     Carefully lift the fish out of the dish and remove any remaining skin and salt on the underside

Serve at room temperature and garnish to your liking


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