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Lesson Overview

If you don’t know how to choose fresh fish, it won’t matter how good of a cook you are. Fish is one of those ingredients that must be as fresh as possible in order to reap all of its wonderful benefits.

In this lesson, we will show you how to identify quality fish. We will also show you how to…

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Lesson Objectives

At the end of this lesson you'll be able to:
  • identify quality fish, whether whole or cut into filets or pieces
  • understand how to properly store fish
  • understand how to properly freeze and thaw fish

Course Syllabus

START: Watch Lesson Platform Tour
1. Introduction: How to Buy & Store Fish 2 mins
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2. Complete Your Self Assessment 2 mins
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3. How to Identify Quality Fish 20 mins
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4. How to Store Fish 3 mins
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5. Frozen Fish 4 mins
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6. Practice Activities & Recipes 45 mins
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7. Lesson Quiz 15 mins
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Finish Line 1 hr 31 mins Total Time

Practice Recipes

A few of the practice recipes you'll learn in this lesson.

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What People Are Saying

Default profile "This lesson was extremely helpful for me. I discovered that I have been storing fish improperly for years." ★★★★★
Default profile "For me fish was a subject I knew little about, especially when it came to storage/freshness. Now I feel confident knowing that my fish is stored safely and properly!" ★★★★★
Default profile "This was a great lesson as I was not familiar with fish at all and now feel more confident in purchasing fish" ★★★★★
Default profile "Great lesson !!!" ★★★★★
Default profile "It was very clear and easy to understand and very useful for me. Thank you:-)" ★★★★★
Default profile "Even as a person who claimed to know quite a bit about fish in general. I learned I had allowed myself to be very complacent in the quality of fish available. I now have the confidence in buying that goes along with the knowledge of what to look for. I realize I knew nothing of the proper storage methods and I think this would be most valuable and eye opening to most people." ★★★★★
Default profile "as a person who cook everyday i was amazed how little i knew about handelling fish" ★★★★★
Default profile "I enjoy eating fish and for many years I tried to cook it, it was dried out and then I started ordering fish dishes out. Rouxbe has taught me how to cook it properly. Great lessons!!" ★★★★★
Default profile "This lesson tells you all you need to know about fish." ★★★★★
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15 Videos | 7 Tasks
Task 1: Introduction: How to Buy & Store Fish
Task 2: Complete Your Self Assessment
Task 3: How to Identify Quality Fish
Task 4: How to Store Fish
Task 5: Frozen Fish
Task 6: Practice Activities & Recipes
Task 7: Lesson Quiz

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