How to know if the fish is fresh

How to know if the fish is fresh

Lets be honest, most of us do not understand, how to find out whether the fish we are buying is fresh or not. Here are list of few things, which needs to be done, to make sure that the fish you are buying is fresh. How to know if the fish is fresh

Follow the steps to know if the Fish is Fresh

 

STEP 1

Always get fish from a reputable market

Always go to a reputable fish market. Enquire,do some research or else rely on your instincts about the market.

 

STEP 2

Check the eyes

Look at the fish eyes if you are buying whole fish. They should be clear, not cloudy. If the eyes are cloudy, then the fish is old.

 

STEP 3

Check the flesh

Press the flesh to test it for elasticity. The flesh should be firm and springy, and it should appear shiny.
Dark spots and bruises on the flesh indicate poor quality.

 

STEP 4

Smell the fish

Smell the fish. It should not have a strong, "fishy" odor. Most fresh fish should smell faintly of the ocean. Fresh flounder should have no smell at all, and white fish should smell of melon or cucumber.

 

STEP 5

Check the gills

Look at the fish gills, which should be wet and appear bright red or bright pink. If they are faded or graying, or if the gills are dry or slimy, the fish is old.

 

STEP 6

Check for separation

Check for separation or gaps in the flesh of fillets. The flesh on a fish fillet should be tight with no separation. If there is any liquid on the meat it should be clear and not milky or slimy. A fresh fillet from a white fish should be translucent and not discolored.

  • Article By :
    Shayaan Ahmad Noori, a highly accomplished and renowned Communication expert. He is currently Founder and C.E.O of Creative Buffs. He has extensive work experience of 14+ years, out of which he carries a wide range of experience of 9 years with Tech Mahindra, Smile Foundation, CanvasM Technology Private Limited, Australian Training and Management College and much more. He has done M.B.A and P.G.D.B.M in Marketing and HR and also has done Masters in Sociology. He has done approx more than 100 training sessions in Communication Skills, Marketing, Management, Society and development and Digital Marketing.

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