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Is it bad to marinate fish in lemon juice?

Asked: Jade Fogarty, Last Updated:

When you place meat in an acidic marinade (such as lemon juice), there will be denaturation of the protein molecules on the surface of the meat. Thus, it is okay to soak fish in lemon before cooking, as long as you are careful not to leave the fish in the lemon juice for too long.

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