Asked by: Bertran Abaliafood and drink barbecues and grilling
Can you marinate seafood?
Last Updated: 1st March, 2020
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Hereof, how long can you marinate seafood?
Fish Marinade Fish and shellfish should marinate foronly 30 minutes to an hour; any longer and the flesh might start to“cook” and go mushy.
One may also ask, how long should you marinate shrimp? 30 minutes
Similarly one may ask, how long does fish take to marinate?
Fish and Seafood Marinating Times
|Firm Fish||Steaks)||1 to 2 hours|
|Firm Fish||Fillets||30 minutes to 1 hour|
|Flaky Fish||Fillets||30 minutes|
|Shrimp||Large (Prawns||30 minutes to 45 minutes|
Can you marinade fish overnight?
So it's not that fish can't benefit from amarinade, just that you can't throw together aconventional marinade and leave the fish to sit in itovernight. With that kind of marinade, 30 to 60minutes is more than enough, depending on whether your pieces offish are thick or thin.