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What do you do with the less used parts of a fish

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by Roosterboy, Nov 28, 2008.

  1. Roosterboy

    Roosterboy Songster

    Oct 28, 2008
    How do i use every part of a fish. Well you don't have to say every part but how can i cook the tongue or eyes?

    How do you cook the less used parts of a fish?

    Thanks! (I know i probably watch to much Bizarre Foods)
  2. I've never tried cooking them, but they make great fertilizer for garden or flowers marrie
  3. kinnip

    kinnip Songster

    Feb 24, 2008
    Carrollton, GA
    I've only cooked them in the fish head. Roasting beneath a salt mound is always a good bet.
  4. Some people consider boiling the head and popping out the eyes and digging out the ?? a delicacy...my own grandmother was one and she lived to just near her 101st birthday...she always wanted me to try those boiled eyeballs and I always refused any part of that! I pressure cook the entire fish and feed it to the dogs and chickens, ducks and geese w/cooked rice. They love it!
  5. purr

    purr Songster

    Apr 30, 2008
    east freetown, ma
    throw it in the garden!
  6. Rosalind

    Rosalind Songster

    Mar 25, 2007
    Fish have tongues?

    Boy, you learn something new every day, don't you. Well, I do anyway.

    I guess it depends. If there's a chance the fish ate some lead weights, I throw it in the garbage--no sense in letting it near the chickens where they might eat it. V. important, make sure the hook is retrieved, because there's nothing worse than burying the guts in the compost heap, only to get a fishhook in your hand next spring. Those things go right through garden gloves.
  7. Renee

    Renee Songster

    May 7, 2008
    Fish Stock.
    Add water to cover, bring just to a boil and turn down immediately to a very low simmer so that only a bubble or two comes up. After 20 minutes strain out fish bones etc. and return liquid to pot to reduce to 1/2 original volume.
  8. chickenbuddy0

    chickenbuddy0 Songster

    Jul 29, 2008
    southwest Illinois
    compost pile, cat food, bury by a favorite rose bush, use for bait,
    or give as a gift (just joking)
  9. Possumpoint

    Possumpoint Songster

    Oct 1, 2008
    We take the heads and innards off and dump them far away. They attract coons and coons eat chickens.
  10. andehens

    andehens Songster

    Aug 25, 2008
    Scenic Sierra Nevadas
    Cat food, Chicken food

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