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Cooking with Frozen Seafood

29 August, 2015

Whether you’re a master chef or novice, it’s always helpful to know a few tips and tricks for preparing a delicious meal! Here are some tips from our expert, Chef Dave, on cooking with frozen fish:

Skipping the Thaw:

Yes, it can be done. If you don’t want to thaw the fish, you can rinse it in cold water and cook it directly! That being said, you’ll need to cook at a higher temperature, or in foil to trap the steam if you’re baking it. If you’re pan searing the pan, be sure to coat the pan well and cover it to trap the steam here too.

The Thaw Process:

At Nature’s Best, our go-to thaw process is to rinse the fillets in cold water until thawed. Some prefer to thaw in the refrigerator overnight, which also will properly thaw your fish. Either way, be sure that if you rinse your fillets in cold water. Room temperature water or warmer can [...] Read more

Why Frozen?

3 August, 2015

Faced with an array of fish options at the grocery store, why should you chose frozen? Frozen fish is a great way to add protein to any meal, easy to prepare and chocked full of omega-3s and vitamins. While many know these facts, there are a few other reasons why choosing frozen is great for you, your family, and the Earth:

  • Less impact on the environment: Transporting frozen fish typically has less of an environmental impact than fresh, because it can be shipped to consumers in a variety of ways.
  • Less waste: With frozen fish, you can use what you need and save the rest! Less wastes saves you money and is better for the planet.
  • Year-round variety: Frozen fish lets you enjoy the fish you want at any time, not just what[...] Read more