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How to Trim A Fish?

How to Trim A Fish?

When serving fish whole, trim the fins with kitchen scissors so they do not interfere with serving, and cut the tail into a “V” shape.
Course Cooking 101, How To


  • Fresh Salmon


  • Cut the fins from both sides of the fish, then from its belly.
  • Turn the fish over and cut the fins from along the back of the fish.
  • Cut a triangle from the tail of the fish to make a neat “V” in the tail.
    How to Trim A Fish
    How to Trim A Fish
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