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Are you supposed to wash fish?

Asked: River RaT, Last Updated:

Do not wash raw meat, poultry, fish or seafood before cooking because the water used in washing could splash and spread the bacteria from the meat to other foods, hands, clothes, work surfaces and cooking equipment. Some bacteria could not be removed from meat or poultry even if it were washed many times.

FAQ

  • Is shrimp cooked if its orange?

    Temperature: The internal temperature of a fully cooked shrimp is 120 degrees Fahrenheit. ... When it's cooked, it should be an opaque white with some pink and bright red accents. This is the best indicator of whether or not shrimp is fully cooked. Do not eat the shrimp if it is gray or translucent after cooking.

  • Can cherry shrimp live in 78 degrees?

    Cherry shrimp are very adaptable to temperature. The breed/grow slower in colder temperature but they also live longer. In warmer temps they breed more often, but they have shorter lifespans. You're fine keeping them anywhere from low 60's to high 70's.

  • How many Firefish can be kept together?

    Don't place more than one firefish in your tank unless they are a mated pair.

  • How long does it take to dry squid?

    Carefully thread squid rings over skewers leaving a bit of space in between and place over the top of oven racks so the squid is hanging down between the racks. Set oven to 50C / 120F and dry for 4 hours with something in place to keep the door open an inch or so.

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    However, there are significant differences between the two. White Tuna (Albacore), also known as Bonito del Norte, is considered a superior tuna for its exquisite flavor, smooth texture and white tone. Yellowfin Tuna has a reddish color and the texture is not as fine, yet it retains a pleasant flavor.

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    "When your squid is cooked, it turns opaque, a milky creamy colour."

  • How do you know when catfish are spawning?

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  • Can you overfeed pond fish?

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  • Can you freeze live crayfish?

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  • Do wolffish have predators?

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  • Why would shrimp be rubbery?

    Overcooked shrimp is chewy or rubbery; if you undercook them, you run the risk of slimy shrimp which, in some situations, can be dangerous. But shrimp cooks very quickly, so there's a fine line between poorly cooked and properly cooked and we're here to make sure you don't cross that line.

  • What happens if you raw fish?

    When you eat raw fish, there is a greater risk of food poisoning or contracting a parasite. Food poisoning is caused by eating food infected with certain bacteria. Fish can become infected by bacteria such as Listeria, Vibrio, Clostridium, and Salmonella.

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