Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F. and line a baking sheet with foil or place a sheet of parchment paper on it.
Puncture the skin with a sharp knife, several times, on each side.
Microwave the squash for 5 minutes to tenderize the skin for cutting.
Cut the squash lengthwise to expose the seeds.
Scoop the seeds out and discard.
Drizzle oil on the squash, season with salt and place on the baking sheet cut side down.
Bake at 400 degrees F for 30 minutes or until tender.
Once removed from the oven, let the squash rest on the baking sheet for 10 minutes, cut side still down.
Use a fork to release the squash, this will create the strands.