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frozensalmon

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about salmon sashimi
« on: September 19, 2011, 11:38:56 PM »

in the other thread someone mentioned that in order to eat raw fish, you have to froze the fish in freezer for at least 7 days to kill parasite

so, is there anyone who actually tried to make salmon sashimi from the fish that caught in Fraser river? and how do you prepare it

Food posioning isn't funny and it's painful.....wanna make sure before I eat and tell the others about that

coz I just filet some pinks and put them in the freezer like 2 days ago only.

I also did some research on internet that salmon chosen to made sashimi have to be quality (or atlantic salmon???) salmons, so are fraser rivers salmon any good?

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Re: about salmon sashimi
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2011, 11:43:11 PM »

From Wikipedia (for what it's worth)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sashimi

Traditionally, fish that spend at least part of their lives in brackish or fresh water were considered unsuitable for sashimi because of the possibility of parasites. For example, salmon, an anadromous fish, is not traditionally eaten straight out of the river. A study in Seattle, Washington, showed that all wild salmon had roundworm larvae capable of infecting people, while farm-raised salmon did not have any roundworm larvae.[3]

Freezing is often used to kill parasites. According to European Union regulations,[4] freezing fish at −20C (−4F) for 24 hours kills parasites. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommends freezing at −35C (−31F) for 15 hours, or at −20C (−4F) for 7 days.[5]
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Re: about salmon sashimi
« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2011, 10:16:53 AM »

FYI, the chances of having roundworm parasites latching on and in fecting humans is slim. If they do somehow get into your system, they usually just pass right through and if they dont then you do get sck, but it's not that bad

I have seen many roundworms in fish I catch in the fraser, if you bleed and clean them right away it is best as you rid any parasites living in the gut straight off the bat and dont allow them time to travel from the intestines into the meat.

This being said, I have eaten fish literally right out of the river - bonked, bled, and cut a piece off and eaten it on the spot. But to mow a whole bunch of sashimi I always freeze it for at least a week before defrosting and removing the brown meat before eating. I have never had any 'problems', knock on wood.

In response to your question, yes you can use fish from the fraser for sashimi. personally I would only eat sockeye raw as it is relatively firm, attractive and flavorful. Coho would be the next best but haven't tried. I wouldn't eat pinks raw personally, but thats personal preference as i would imagine it would have a tofu/mushy like consistency. but you wont get sick by eating it raw if frozen for a week.

let me know how it goes

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Re: about salmon sashimi
« Reply #4 on: November 07, 2011, 11:11:12 PM »

Wow - I didn't know that the worms can migrate to the muscle tissue when the fish dies.   :P  Really makes it worthwhile to clean your fish right away!  Nonetheless, I always ensure my fish is fully cooked...
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Re: about salmon sashimi
« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2011, 12:41:11 PM »

When I fillet salmon I sometimes see 1" long thin worms imbedded in the flesh.
Don't know what kind they are but have seen them often enough to know they are there.
So, it's best to follow regulations and freeze before eating them raw.
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Re: about salmon sashimi
« Reply #6 on: November 08, 2011, 01:58:24 PM »

Read this for some extra info;

http://www.13.waisays.com/fish.htm

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Re: about salmon sashimi
« Reply #7 on: November 08, 2011, 08:15:12 PM »

When I fillet salmon I sometimes see 1" long thin worms imbedded in the flesh.
Don't know what kind they are but have seen them often enough to know they are there.
So, it's best to follow regulations and freeze before eating them raw.


You are seeing anisakis roundworms (nematodes).  These are parasitic worms and they can cause illness.  For more info, click here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anisakis

For an eye-opening video, check this out (viewer discretion is advised):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBZltZK2eBU

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Re: about salmon sashimi
« Reply #8 on: November 11, 2011, 12:37:01 AM »

You are seeing anisakis roundworms (nematodes).  These are parasitic worms and they can cause illness.  For more info, click here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anisakis

For an eye-opening video, check this out (viewer discretion is advised):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBZltZK2eBU

 :)

oh how lovely :-X hahah
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Re: about salmon sashimi
« Reply #9 on: November 23, 2011, 03:10:15 PM »

Is there anyone tried Pink for sashimi, still have a few kept. might try it sometime.
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Re: about salmon sashimi
« Reply #10 on: January 20, 2012, 01:10:02 AM »

i have a friend that had worms from eating unfrozen salmon, that be said it just like when you shoot a black bear thats lived near salmon bearing steams and alot of the time they are full of worms because of how much salmon they eat. iv seen it many times
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