Salt roasting requires no more than a big box of salt and a baking tray. The key is in how the salt regulates the temperature -- it means whatever is roasted will be more gently cooked and any moisture released will allow the salt to generate steam as well.
Now, don't go throwing anything in a dish with salt and roasting it -- some meats like chicken and pork do much better with a good searing first. Read on below for recipes and tips.
Do you salt roast?
• Read more: Test Kitchen tips: Salt roasting at the Los Angeles Times
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