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Prepare Fish For Cooking


Take care of the fish you catch and they will taste much better when they are cooked.
Difficulty: Easy
Time Required: 30 minutes

Here's How:

  1. Put fish on ice immediately after catching them.
  2. Filet or clean fish as soon as possible.
  3. Put fish in zip-loc bags with a table spoon of salt as soon as cleaned.
  4. Fill bag with water and squeeze all air out before sealing.
  5. Keep bag in refrigerator until 1 hour before cooking.
  6. Drain salt water and soak fish in fresh water for one hour.
  7. Cook with favorite recipe!


  1. Filets are not as strong tasting as whole fish.
  2. Be sure to mix salt in water completely before sealing.
  3. Soaking fish in fresh water just before cooking removes most of the salt.

What You Need

  • Fish`
  • Ice
  • Filet knife
  • Ziploc bags
  • Salt
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