If you have made sushi and have leftover fish, one good way to store the fish for an extended period of time is to freeze it. Frozen fish often can taste just as good as fresh fish. Because fish for sushi is frequently served uncooked, the flavor of the raw fish could make or break the success of your dish. If thawed improperly, you could change the flavor of the fish, which might force you to throw it away and purchase more.
Things You'll Need
- Frozen fish
- Zip-lock bag
- Warm water
- Deep bowl
Remove your frozen fish from the freezer.
Place the frozen fish inside of a zip-lock bag and seal it.
Place the zip lock bag in your bowl.
Begin running water into the bowl. This water should only be slightly warmer than room temperature.
Fill the bowl with water, pour out the water, and re-fill the bowl with warm water until the fish has thawed.
Tips & Warnings
- You may gently massage the frozen fish intermittently to check how it has thawed.
- Photo Credit sushi image by Maryna Girard from Fotolia.com kitchen sink image by jedphoto from Fotolia.com
How to Thaw Salmon
Thawing frozen salmon slowly and evenly helps it retain the texture and flavor of fresh fish. For the best results, plan ahead...
How to Make Sashimi
Sashimi is the name for servings of thinly sliced foods that are traditional to Japan. The most well-known form of sashimi is...
How to Thaw Frozen Fish in Milk
Thawing frozen fish in milk is a good way to take away any fishy flavor the meat may carry. The milk soaks...
How To Thaw Fish For Cooking
Thawing fish is necessary for both preparation and taste. Unlike some meats, such as beef, fish cannot be thawed at room temperature...
How to Prepare Crab Meat for Sushi
You can prepare real crab meat for sushi that is moist and tender with a light texture by controlling temperatures throughout the...
How to Defrost a Frozen Salmon
Freezing salmon allows you to store it for up to four months. Defrost the salmon properly when you need to prepare it...
How to Cook Sashimi Grade Tuna Medallions
Tuna is one of the healthiest proteins you can eat. It is loaded with heart healthy omega-3 fatty acids, which can help...
How to Cut Sushi From a Piece of Ahi Tuna
Enjoy the clean, fresh taste from ahi tuna as part of a nigiri sushi roll. Nigiri, prepared by placing a slice of...