Cooking Tips — fish facts

How To Defrost Your Fish - The Right Way

How To Defrost Your Fish - The Right Way

Meal planning should be the most fun, not stressful, part of your week. And at Sea to Table, we want you to feel good about the fish you eat. Thinking ahead to defrost your fish can seem like an extra step, but we promise it's worth the wait. Follow our tips for an easy and proper thaw: Slow & Steady Is Key While we flash-freeze our seafood in seconds to guarantee peak freshness, the defrosting process is not quite so speedy. For the best texture and most delicious flavor, thaw your seafood in the fridge for 24 hours before you plan...

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The Keys to Crispy Fish Skin

The Keys to Crispy Fish Skin

Crispy fish skin is delicious. Unfortunately, it can also be difficult to achieve without the proper tips and tools. Our own Daniel Singhofen, who currently works with our Mid-Atlantic and Southern restaurant partners, is a former pro chef whose resume includes some DC hot spots. Here he unveils his secret for attaining the perfect crispy skin. Why does fish skin curl and how can I make it stop? It's all about temperature. You're likely to to take your fish out of the fridge right before you start cooking, so the very cold fish will contract when it hits a very hot pan. According to...

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Keep It Simple

Keep It Simple

Cooking fish shouldn't be scary or complicated. When I cook for my family, I keep it simple. Start by defrosting your fish in the fridge a full day before you plan to cook. A sprinkle of salt, a dash of olive oil and a crack of fresh black pepper should do for seasoning. Now it’s time to turn up the heat (see suggested cooking times below). A quick pot of rice (or any starch) and whatever vegetables you have on hand and you’re good to go for a delicious and healthy meal. - Sean (Founder) Gulf of Maine Redfish Bake: Skin...

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