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Old 25-09-2010, 18:24   #1
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Conch Question

I found some conch in the freezer, that is about 6 months old. Do you think they are still ok to eat?
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Old 25-09-2010, 18:34   #2
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FWIW,

Depends on the freezer temp whether it's safe or not. For me, once shellfish is froze you might as well eat at Red Lobster. 6 months it becomes chum.
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Old 25-09-2010, 19:10   #3
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If it smells OK when you defrost it, then make a chowder with it, that's much more forgiving than most other dishes.

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Old 25-09-2010, 19:21   #5
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Be sure to cut off any parts which look freezer burned, white, or dried out.
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Be sure to cut off any parts which look freezer burned, white, or dried out.
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Examine the conch to make sure it is not slimy, and no dark skin remains on the white steak; trim the skin off with a paring knife and rinse the slime off if needed.
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We find conch to be one food that lasts forever in our freezer. It just never seems to go bad - no freezer burn and no loss of taste. We are still eating conch we caught in January.

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Freeze sheelfish or fish in milk and it will last forever (almost).
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Feed the frozen stuff to the fish. It's got to be eaten fresh!!


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Your Conch is certainly unfit for your consumption. Please send to me for proper disposal c/o Cudjoe Key, Fl. Dave
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Your Conch is certainly unfit for your consumption. Please send to me for proper disposal c/o Cudjoe Key, Fl. Dave
You forgot to add: To avoid environmental contamination please ensure that it remains frozen at minus 18 degrees cent. during transit

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Why even take the chance. At best it will be like eating a boat shoe (normal) or might be real bad.
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Depends to on how you like to prepare it...

I'd slice or dice it and marinade it and make Scunguilli Salad....the acid will help tenderize it.
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make fritters out of it or chowder--- even th freezer burnt parts are edible-- better to be soup if they are freezer burned if not--then cook in whatever manner you wish. have fun. we are just jealous. we want some too......
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My rule is--------- Any doubt, throw it out! Or into a crab trap.
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