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Is monk fish good to eat?

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Hear this out loudPauseIt is edible, but unlike salmon skin that cooks into a thin crispy layer, monkfish skin is tough and hard to chew. Simply grasp onto the skin and pull it straight back to remove it. Trim off the tail and fins with scissors.

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    A typical serving of shrimp is 3 ounces. This can be 12 to 20 small shrimp per person, depending on the size.

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    The biggest concern with farmed salmon is organic pollutants like PCBs. ... Antibiotics in farmed salmon are also problematic, as they may increase the risk of antibiotic resistance in your gut. However, given its high amount of omega-3s, quality protein and beneficial nutrients, any type of salmon is still a healthy food.

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    Too high temperatures will dry the fish out – you should be aiming for around 70-80°C. At this temperature, it will take about 40-60 minutes to smoke smaller fish such as mackerel or salmon fillet steaks. Larger fish will take a few hours.

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