Halibut Roasted on a Bed of Salt

Halibut Roasted on a Bed of Salt
Photo by James Carrier

Ingredients

  • About 1 cup lightly packed fresh oregano sprigs, rinsed
  • 20 fresh or dried bay leaves
  • About 5 cups coarse sea salt
  • 6 pieces halibut (6 to 8 oz. each; 1 1/2 in. thick), rinsed and patted dry
  • Herb oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • + 2 more ingredients
    • 1 Meyer or regular lemon, rinsed and thinly sliced crosswise
    • About 1 cup lightly packed fresh thyme sprigs, rinsed

1. Spread salt level (about 1 in. deep) in a 5- to 6-quart oval or 9- by 13-inch rectangular baking dish. Heat in a 450° regular or convection oven until very hot, about 20 minutes. 2. Meanwhile, sprinkle one side of halibut lightly with salt and pepper. Pour olive oil into a 10- to 12-inch nonst...

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