Shark Meat-- Eat or Toss?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Redcatcher, Dec 10, 2010.

  1. Redcatcher

    Redcatcher Songster

    May 7, 2010
    At My Desk!
    I have never had shark meat before so when I saw some pre cooked marinated chunks on special at the store last night, I bought some. Now that I am researching shark meat online, I am reluctant to eat it. If the shark is not killed, bled and gutted immediately, the meat will have high concentrations of uric acid and will be toxic (kind of reminds me of blowfish). What bothers me was that it was marinated. Was it bad meat that was marinated to cover up the ammonia smell? I normally have a good sense of smell and taste but not having eaten shark before, and it being marinated, I am not so sure. I only paid $2 for it so I would not really be out a lot of money by tossing it. Not worth getting sick over.

  2. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    I'd eat it but that's just me.
  3. turney31

    turney31 Songster

    Sep 14, 2008
    palestine texas
    Eat it!
  4. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    Grilled shark is great!
  5. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

    Mar 16, 2009
    onchiota NY
    yummy eat it!!! or cook it up for the birds:)
  6. Redcatcher

    Redcatcher Songster

    May 7, 2010
    At My Desk!
    Thanks everyone for the encouragement. It was all that I needed. I ate the shark for supper and it was really good. I am sure I would have smelled ammonia when I reheated it if there had been a problem. No amount of marinating would have covered it that up.
  7. Paul_Maxson

    Paul_Maxson Hatching

    Dec 10, 2010
    eat it, if you get sick you can always sue the store. [​IMG]

  8. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Toss it - right into a bowl with some lime juice, chili flakes, garlic, onion powder. Leave it in the fridge like that for 2 hours and wrape it up in a tortilla. Shark Ceviche!
  9. Redcatcher

    Redcatcher Songster

    May 7, 2010
    At My Desk!
    Quote:This same store had green potatoes on the discount shelf. Not just green but bright, lime green. Someone was going to get a bellyache if they could get past eating them. I would imagine they would have been bitter as all heck and toxic.
  10. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    [​IMG] Tranoble Potatoes... [​IMG]

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