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How do you cook squid without making it rubbery?

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Although its rubbery reputation is not entirely undeserved, calamari turns tough only when overcooked. The trick to coaxing it to a soft, supple texture is to cook it quickly over high heat or slowly over low, whether sauteing, roasting, stir-frying, grilling, or even deep-frying.

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  • Is wild pink salmon healthy?

    All types of canned salmon (pink, chum, coho and red sockeye) are healthy choices. Choose canned salmon with the bones so that you get the most calcium. Look for the lower sodium versions.

  • How long does smoked fish last alone?

    Smoked Whitefish is hot smoked and has about a 10 day shelf life from when you receive it. It is recommended to consume within the first few days of receipt as the product quality begins to deteriorate after a few days. Smoked Whitefish can be frozen to last longer but we recommend not freezing for more than 30 days.

  • Can you buy salmon already cooked?

    Tips for cooking canned salmon Canned salmon is already cooked - just drain the liquids, and it's ready to eat or add to your favourite dish. You can remove the skin if you like. Don't throw out the soft, calcium-rich bones!

  • Is skate wing fish healthy?

    The raw fish appears off-white, sometimes pink, and cooks to an off-white color. The meat of the wings has a striated, open-fan shape. Each wing produces two fillets — one from the upper side and one from the lower. Skates are an excellent source of healthy, low fat protein.

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