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Branzino Me Alati (Salt-Crusted Mediterranean Sea Bass)


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1 (1 1/2 to 2 pounds) whole branzino, gutted, scaled and cleaned at the fish market, with gills removed (may substitute black bass or red snapper)*

3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil or more if necessary, plus additional to serve at the table

6 egg whites

2 1/2 cups kosher salt

3 lemons, quartered

Coarse sea salt