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Why do you squeeze lemon on fish?

Asked: Dane Wesser, Last Updated:

The reason is: To get rid of nasty fish smell/taste. Fish meat contains amines. When mixed with an acid (like the citric acid in lemon juice), they react and form an amine salt. ...

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