Sweeten the Catch

READY IN: 6hrs 5mins
Recipe by MTDavids

Great way of removing gaminess and oily taste from fish (trout, salmon etc.) This method is supposedly a common technique in restaurants to produce a sweeter and fresher taste. All I know is it works on trout and kokonee salmon. Got this "sweetening" recipe from Field And Stream Magazine in the mid 80's. Works great on fillets and pan dressed fish.

Top Review by lazymomof3

very useful technique. worked great.thank you very much for posting.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix ingredients well until dissolved.
  2. Submerge fish in the solution by weighing down with a heavy plate.
  3. Refrigerate overnight, or a minimum of 6 hours.
  4. Discard solution and rinse fish under cold water.
  5. Dry on paper towels and cook or freeze for later use.

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