How do you cut frozen fish?

keepitlow(6)November 2, 2010

Got some nice wild salmon. It is frozen in long fillets. I need to break it down and vac pack into smaller pieces. How do you cut frozen fish?

Thanks

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freegard(Autralia)

I have a knife made especially for cutting frozen food ,it has fine teeth similar to a hacksaw or bandsaw ,if you have a knife that is similar it will work

    Bookmark   November 2, 2010 at 8:02AM
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digdirt2(6b-7a No.Cent. AR HZ8 Sun-35)

Agree. Use a serrated-edge blade knife. The deeper the serrated edge the easier. If you don't have one a crosscut saw will do it. You can always clean it well first with hot soapy water and alcohol. Butchers often use a band saw.

Dave

    Bookmark   November 2, 2010 at 9:15AM
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2ajsmama

I don't think you need a really hefty knife/saw for fillets. But a serrated knife would be easier - if you have a bread knife, or even a clean drywall saw. I wouldn't use a steak knife though - I think something with a longer blade would work better.

Maybe an electric knife?

    Bookmark   November 2, 2010 at 10:13AM
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