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Does curing salmon cook it?

Asked: Jesse Wisecup, Last Updated:

Cured salmon is not cooked. The salt and sugar used preserve the salmon so cooking is not necessary. Cured salmon is typically cut into thin slices and served raw.

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    Due to the risk of food poisoning, raw shrimp are considered unsafe to eat. Shrimp is a nutritious and popular shellfish. However, eating them raw is not recommended, as it may increase your risk of food poisoning.

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    Non-frozen shrimp are less convenient and usually more expensive than frozen and because there's no telling when they were thawed, they can also be less fresh.

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    Clams and mussels shells should be slightly open, and should shut quickly when you tap on them. If they're closed, don't shut, or float in water, they're dead.

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    240 days To answer your question with a number, it takes 240 days, or 34 weeks for food grade tilapia to reach a 16 to 20 ounce harvest size.

  • Can clams survive in water?

    Now as crazy as this may sound to some, the clams will drown in plain water. Then you will have dead clams on your hands and can not eat them. If you want to purge them, put cornmeal or oatmeal in the salt water.

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