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Can you overcook salmon?

Asked: Julien Boisvert, Last Updated:

Never suffer through dry, chalky, stringy salmon again. If you think you don't like salmon, chances are high that you're overcooking it. Overcooked salmon is super-firm and opaque orange all the way through and whether it's farm-raised or wild, it will be dry, chalky, and, frankly, a waste of your hard-earned cash.

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