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Does dried fish spoil?

Asked: Nathalie Porchet, Last Updated:

Dried fish, depending on the method of preservation and the environment it is stored in can last from a few months up to one year. However, most would recommend that you don't let it go past 2 months.

FAQ

  • What happens if fish is overcooked?

    Fish that seems tough when you bite into it is probably overcooked. As it moves from done to "overdone," the flesh continues to firm then shrinks, pushing out moisture, which evaporates and leaves the fish dry and chewy. Fresh fish needs little embellishment, for its flavor is as fragile as its flesh.

  • Why does fish fall apart when frying?

    As with deep fat frying, a super hot saute pan will quickly overcook the exterior of a tender fish filet, making it crumble and fall apart. A dusting of starch will form a crust, protecting the fish from overcooking and falling apart.

  • Where is it safe to buy shrimp from?

    We recommend farmed shrimp labeled Naturland, Aquaculture Stewardship Council, or Whole Foods Market Responsibly Farmed. Another common certification is Best Aquaculture Practices, but we found antibiotics on four samples with that label.

  • Can humans get worms from fish?

    When humans eat raw or undercooked infected fish or squid, they ingest nematode larvae. Once inside the human body, the larvae can invade the gastrointestinal tract. Eventually, the parasite dies and produces an inflamed mass in the esophagus, stomach, or intestine.

  • What kills brine shrimp?

    A pH of around 8 is best; a pH less than 5 and greater than 10 will likely kill the brine shrimp. The pH can be increased with baking soda, and lowered with muriatic (hydrochloric) acid.

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  • Is squid healthy or unhealthy?

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