Fish is a very healthy and tasty food. However, like any other food, it can be cooked wrongly, be too salty or dry etc. Here are several useful pieces of advice to cook fish.
Firstly you should soak salty fish in cold water during 1 hour, then peel it, cut head, draw, wash and soak again during 4-6 hours, choosing water 3-5 times.
Do not pour frozen fish with hot water; otherwise fish will lose its taste.
Wash unfrozen fish carefully before cutting, wash until you completely remove slime, blood and films.
To improve taste of fish, you need to cut it in pieces and soak in marinade during 2-3 hours. Cook marinade from wine, onion and black pepper.
Boil fish in small portions in rather shallow dish, then it will not fall to pieces.
Do not boil fish on strong fire, otherwise it will become tough and broth will be muddy.
Fried fish will be tastier, if you peel it, wash and rub with a mixture of vinegar, pounded garlic and salt from the outside and within. Keep it in a closed dish in a cold place, and then fry.
Fish will not stick to a frying pan, if you pour some salt in vegetable oil while frying.
To make fish brown, you need to wipe it with a towel before frying.
Fish, fried in dried crusts, looks very appetizing, however, it can be not well-done inside. So, to cook fish thoroughly, you need to put it in a warmed-up oven for a while.
Fish is ready, if you can easily stick it with a fork or match.
When you boil pike, it is recommended putting more spices and seasonings in a broth, this way you will remove unwanted flavor.