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Old 03-31-2007, 09:16 PM   #1
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How long is salmon in the fridge good for?

I got a couple half pound slamon fillets a couple of days ago, ate about three quarters and saved the rest of it in the fridge. How long is it good for? I just had salmon two times in three days so I want to give it a rest.


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Old 04-01-2007, 01:04 AM   #2
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You should put it into individual portion containers & freeze it as soon as possible. Cooked salmon will probably keep in the refrigerator for about 5-6 days. But don't wait until the last day to freeze it. It is easily thawed and reheated in the microwave. You may keep it in the freezer for 2-3 months.

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Old 04-01-2007, 06:43 AM   #3
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I don't trust salmon more than 3 days.
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Old 04-01-2007, 07:52 PM   #4
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Cooked salmon is fine for 3 days. After that, sayonara salmon. If you haven't already froze it, it's probably too late.
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Old 04-01-2007, 10:45 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by GB
I don't trust salmon more than 3 days.
you reminded me of a good quote.

"houseguests and fish begin to smell after three days..." benjamin franklin

easton, how about inviting a guest to a salmon dinner?
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Old 11-06-2007, 10:08 PM   #6
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3 days tops once ya cook it... I learned this the hard way. ]
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Old 11-07-2007, 02:47 AM   #7
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The senses test - smell, look, touch and taste. If it fails any of those, or rather if it doesn't pass all of those, chuck it. Freeze it, or cook it, or cook it in a dish (like pasta) and then freeze it.

I like to make salmon tartare in a large quantity when cheap, and freeze it in small portions. Serving it just before it is fully defrosted in summer is divine.

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