You love fish and seafood, but you don’t want to waste any of it. Have you ever had a stock full of food that’s about to expire? It can be frustrating when your favorite foods are about to go bad before you get the chance to eat them.
The best way to extend the shelf life of fresh fish and seafood is by freezing it! Freezing will keep your food safe for up to 6 months in most cases.
Tips on how to freeze seafood and extend the shelf life
Do you have more fish than you can use in time? We all do at one point or another. Here are some tips on how to freeze seafood and extend the shelf life of your extra inventory.
First, make sure that the freezer is set to 0 degrees Fahrenheit or lower before handling any food products.
Second, make sure that there’s plenty of air space around the frozen product so it will last longer without having to stay in a block of ice all day long.
Third, wrap each piece individually with heavy-duty aluminum foil (or other material) for easy identification when searching through your freezer later on. Finally, date anything that goes into the freezer by writing it down somewhere close by like on a notecard attached to the