Rub sea salt all over the fish including the inner cavity.
Arrange the fish in a cooking pot.
Pour-in water and soy sauce. Bring to a boil.
Put-in garlic, pepper corn, and bay leaves. Cook uncovered for 5 minutes.
Pour-in vinegar. Cover and allow to re-boil. Cook for 10 to 15 minutes in low to medium heat or until the liquid reduces.
Transfer to a serving plate.
Serve with steamed white rice. Share and enjoy!