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How to peel fish scales quickly and without a knife: sharing a flyhack

Kateryna YagovychFood
How to quickly clean fish from scales

For many people, the most difficult process in cooking fish is cleaning it. The scales are difficult to peel off, and they are also unpleasant to the touch and slippery. Usually, a kitchen knife is used for this, but there is a much easier way

A life hack that will help you quickly clean fish from scales is published on the vkusnice Instagram page.

Cleaning technology:

1. Put the whole fish in the sink.

Technology for cleaning fish with scales

2. Pour over boiling water.

Technology for cleaning fish with scales

3. Remove the scales with your hands or other means. It will soften and slide off very easily.

Technology for cleaning fish with scales

And if you need to prepare a fish dish quickly enough, you can choose a fairly budget-friendly and versatile mackerel. It is ideal for stuffing. The idea was published on the ksy_happy_women Instagram page.

Mackerel is a fish with minimal scales

Ingredients:

  • fresh mackerel - 1 pc.
  • onion - 1 pc
  • mushrooms - 200 g
  • hard cheese - 70 g
  • lemon juice - 2 tbsp
  • pepper, salt, spices - to taste.
  • carrots - 1 pc

Method of preparation:

1. Gut the fish, cut lengthwise, carefully remove the bones, peel the scales.

2. Chop the onion, grate the carrots, simmer in a little water.

3. Dice mushrooms and boil until tender, combine with carrots and onions.

4. Cover a baking sheet with baking paper, put the fish.

Baked mackerel

5. Stuff with the prepared mixture.

6. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, spices, drizzle with lemon juice.

7. Sprinkle with grated cheese.

8. Cook in an oven preheated to 180 degrees for 30 minutes.

9. Garnish with lemon.

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