How to store dried fish - 5 ways

Content

  • 1 Storage features
    • 1.1 Storage of dried fish: 5 methods
    • 1.2 Dried fish storage
  • 2 Conclusion
At a temperature of -5... +5 ° C, dried fish in the package can be stored for about 1 yearAt a temperature of -5... +5 ° C, dried fish in the package can be stored for about 1 year

Fry, bake, boil, smoke or pickle - the most common types of processing fish products. But dried fish is especially good. If you do not know how to store dried fish at home and how much it stays fresh, I will tell you about it.

Storage features

As a rule, the shelf life of dried fish varies from a few days to a year, depending on how you intend to store it, and which one seems best to you.

The shelf life of fish depends on the conditions and place of its stay.The shelf life of fish depends on the conditions and place of its stay.

Storage of dried fish: 5 methods

It is important to properly observe the conditions under which the product will lie as long as possible and will not lose its beneficial properties and taste. If you ignore the rules, there is a high risk that the fish will deteriorate, and eating stale products is fraught with severe poisoning.

Instructions on how to choose a quality productInstructions on how to choose a quality product

Preparation of fish for long-term storage should be done in a special way, after proper preliminary processing. The prerequisites are:

  • low temperature;
  • good ventilation;
  • no exposure to direct sunlight and light;
  • humidity not more than 70–80%.

Fish is better to keep the one that has just been salted and dried. A stale product is unlikely to lie for a long time, and if there are signs of decomposition in the form of an unpleasant odor, mildew and worms, then it is better to get rid of such a blank.

For salting and drying it is better to use fresh high-quality raw materials.For salting and drying it is better to use fresh high-quality raw materials.

Do not keep at home dry fish in large quantities. It is a favorite delicacy though, but it is hardly possible to eat it in large quantities. And over time, even under ideal storage conditions, all the useful properties and taste disappear.

The following recommendations describe in detail how to keep the taranka at home, and any other fish without losing its taste properties:

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table_pic_att15015403924 Method 1. In a dark cool room.

A balcony, a shed, a cellar, a storeroom are perfectly suitable for such a room, if the temperature regime and the necessary humidity are observed there.

To properly store dried fish, you must:

  • bundle fish;
  • dry to the desired consistency;
  • wrap in parchment or wrapping paper;
  • large fish are wrapped individually, small by several pieces;
  • lay in layers in a dark and cool place with a relative humidity of not more than 80%.

Shelf life - no more than 3 months.

table_pic_att15015403955 Method 2 In a refrigerator.

Dried fish can be stored on the middle shelf of the refrigerator at a temperature of no more than -4 ° C. It is enough to pack in wrapping paper and parchment.

Shelf life - no more than six months.

table_pic_att15015403966 Method 3. In the freezer.

The longest time a delicacy is in the freezer. In order not to lose the taste of the fish, an important condition is to place the product in special packaging, for example, in paper.

It is better to freeze fish portions, then there is no need to defrost the whole mass.

Shelf life - 12 months.

table_pic_att15015403977 Method 4. In a glass jar.

Where to store dried fish, if not in banks, as did our grandmothers. For this you need:

  • put the product in a sterilized three-liter jar (as in the photo);
  • put a small candle inside and then close the jar tightly;
  • when the candle burns out, oxygen will burn and an airless environment will form inside.

Shelf life - up to one year.

table_pic_att15015403988 Method 5. In wooden boxes.

Folded fish binded paper can be folded into wooden crates with ventilation holes.

Leave the boxes in a dark and cool place.

For such fish storage is better to use wooden boxes, they can be made with your own hands.

It is allowed to fold the product into ordinary cardboard boxes, having previously made ventilation holes in them.

Shelf life - about 8 months.

Do not pack dried or dried fish in plastic bags, as its shelf life will be significantly reduced. Condensation may occur under the package, contributing to moldiness, and sharp fins may tear the cellophane film and disrupt the packaging.

Dried fish storage

Dried fish is stored in the same way as dried, although the process of harvesting is differentDried fish is stored in the same way as dried, although the process of harvesting is different

Instructions for cooking dried fish is slightly different from getting dried. Before drying the fish, it must be softened in brine for several days and then dried, while the dried products do not need to be soaked.

The shelf life of dried fish is the same as that of dried products. Storage methods are almost the same: in the refrigerator or freezer, cans, drawers and a dark room.

How to keep dried fish in the refrigerator? Divide into portions, wrap in parchment or cling film and set aside in the far corner for 3 months.How to keep dried fish in the refrigerator? Divide into portions, wrap in parchment or cling film and set aside in the far corner for 3 months.

Conclusion

The stunning taste and aroma of dried fish can be enjoyed long enough if the product is provided with the necessary conditions. The above recommendations will allow you to organize the proper storage of the delicacy, and the video in this The article will tell you how to dry fish and preserve its taste as long as possible. time.

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