Can I freeze fresh salmon?

If you don’t think you can cook your salmon within a week of purchase, you can freeze it. Just wrap it tightly in plastic wrap, and make sure there are no air pockets.

How do I store fresh salmon?

To keep your salmon as fresh and tasty as possible, put it in the coldest part of your fridge as soon as you can.

How long does seafood stay fresh in the fridge?

To be honest, it depends on the type of seafood. Most fish should be used within 1-2 days of purchase, but can last up to 3-4 days in the fridge. Shellfish like clam, crab and lobster should be immediately after purchase, and can last for up to 24 hours. Scallops and shrimp can last for 1-2 days.

How long does True North salmon stay fresh?

Good news—True North Salmon is really fresh. Just keep in the coldest part of your fridge and eat it within a week.

How do I thaw frozen salmon?

Unwrap your salmon and place it on a plate or pan. Cover your container and let it defrost overnight in your fridge.

If you’re in a hurry, you can defrost your salmon in your microwave, but remember all microwaves are different. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions!

How do I thaw frozen seafood?

It’s best to thaw your frozen seafood gradually, so put your seafood in the fridge overnight and it should be ready the next day.

But if you’re in a hurry, you can try one of the following:

  • Seal your seafood in a plastic bag and immerse in cold water.
  • If you’re planning to immediately cook your seafood, you can microwave it on the “Defrost” setting. Just remember to stop defrosting when it is icy, but still pliable.

How do I thaw frozen crab and lobster?

Although most crab and lobster comes precooked, they still require a little special attention to ensure proper thawing:

  • Move your crab or lobster from your freezer to your refrigerator the night before serving in order to ensure they stay at a safe temperature.
  • If you’re short on time, you can thaw them under cold, running water for 15 minutes.

How do I reheat seafood?

To properly reheat leftovers, skip the microwave. Just heat your oven to 200F, and gently heat your fish for about 15 minutes. Be sure to cover it to make sure it doesn’t dry out.