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Can I use salmon that I froze 6 months ago?

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cardy Thu 13-Sep-07 15:48:20

I got a fillet of salmon out of the freezer this morning. I had frozen it from fresh in March (date on the packet) I've defrosted it and it looks a bit weird (the texture and colour), it smells OK. It is OK to eat?

Wisteria Thu 13-Sep-07 15:58:27

You are supposed to only freeze fish for one month but I have eaten salmon from freezer many times which has been in there far longer than that probably even a year or two blush, it may have discoloured due to temp but be fine to eat. It is up to you, I would but there will be plenty on here who wouldn't!

I am still fine <twitch twitch> absolutely &%%$ fine......

LaBoheme Thu 13-Sep-07 15:58:39

3 month cut off point for fishies methinks...

cardy Thu 13-Sep-07 16:01:23

It says one month on the packet however I am inclined to think that the quality might deteriorate rather than it suddenly become poisionous?

Wisteria Thu 13-Sep-07 16:03:11

I agree with you Cardy, just won't taste as wonderful

cardy Thu 13-Sep-07 16:10:50

it's only to go into fish cakes - I'll give it a go.

cardy Fri 14-Sep-07 13:01:19

we had it and we're all still alive.

themoon66 Fri 14-Sep-07 13:09:55

Glad someone started this thread.... just remembered half a salmon in my freezer. It's been there since Boxing Day blush

cardy Fri 14-Sep-07 21:21:17

Eat it....I did and I'm still here to tell the tale. It wasn't especailly tasty though!

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