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I have a pack of fish in the fridge that says cook from frozen, is it safe to cook now it has defrosted. I have had it for one day in the fridge

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Yes it is safe. You might have to adjust the cooking timing that is suggested though.

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It is safe, but I would not leave it in the fridge much more than one day. Also make certain it is fully cooked through. If you like your fish a bit rare, but fresh and cook as soon as possible.

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if only one day defrosting and kept in fridge it should be ok still to cook BUT any ODOUR emanating from it after rinsing it is a good guide. // Fresh fish Doesn't really smell "fishy"…

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  • Honestly it really depends on the species of fish - for example a shorelunch made from northern pike the meat will smell fishy despite being dead only minutes as a result of the fish's natural odour. This is an over generalization and may not be applicable to the species in question by the OP. – J Crosby May 5 at 14:53

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