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How to Thaw Your Fish Properly from the Freezer

How to Thaw Your Fish Properly from the Freezer Freeze fish. (PHOTO: GearWeAre.com)
Friday, 22 February 2019 - 17:02

TIMESHONGKONG, JAKARTA – Placing your fish in the refrigerator has become an option to make it last longer than it should be. Thaw the fish properly from the freezer will help to maintain the flavour and texture of the fish. Wanna know how? Here are some tips for you.

1. Put it in your refrigerator

This is the best way to thaw your fish. Put it in a clean box and put it in your freezer overnight. Make sure you put it away from another food so it won't be contaminated.

2. Place the fish in a pot of cold water

You could get a faster result using this method. First, you need to wrap the fish in the plastic bag. Make sure the water won't leak in to the bag. Change the water every 30 minutes to maintain the water temperature.

3. Defrost it using microwave

To do this you will need a microwave save container or bowl. Never ever use styrofoam, paper box or any plastic container for this method. And the most important thing is do this method only if you plan to cook the fish immediately.

The thawed fish should be cook immediately after you thaw it and dont put it back to the freezer because it will contaminate another food and increase the risk of being poisoned by the food. (*)

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Editor : Khodijah Siti
Publisher : Rizal Dani

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