Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Gary D Watters, Don Dison, loop, Gadawgs, urosenara
102734 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 82885
hopalong 74407
Pilothawk 73445
JDavis7873® 67377
FattyMcButterpants 60518
John175 ® 59914
Tritonman 56835
Derek 56437
SkeeterRonnie 52463
LoneStarSon® 52225
facebook
Forum Stats
102732 Members
61 Forums
859295 Topics
11273111 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#11001034 - 07/26/15 08:32 AM ceviche question
catfish Offline
Angler

Registered: 05/17/02
Posts: 499
Loc: Arlington, Texas USA
I love ceviche. I used to make it with hybrids because I think it's the best way to eat them. Then everyone started saying you shouldn't make ceviche with freshwater fish because of parasites so I quit. But saltwater fish have parasites too. Redfish and trout are loaded with worms, for instance. Can anyone tell me definitively why freshwater parasites are so much more dangerous than saltwater ones. Or is this one of those things that got said, then repeated until everyone thinks it's true. Thanks.


Edited by catfish (07/26/15 08:55 AM)
_________________________
it's all in the wrist

Top
#11001240 - 07/26/15 10:45 AM Re: ceviche question [Re: catfish]
smooth move Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 10/14/12
Posts: 884
Loc: bayou vista,tx
i would think the lime juice would kill off the parasites in any fish. hope someone with actual knowledge answers up cause i too love it. sheepshead or redfish is my favorite, but i'm really wanting to try bay scallops in it.
_________________________
es le bon ton roulet

Top
#11004657 - 07/28/15 06:52 AM Re: ceviche question [Re: catfish]
cocodrie Online   content
TFF Guru

Registered: 03/13/08
Posts: 29876
Loc: New Braunfels, Texas
Freshwater fish have more parasites and worms like tapeworm. The worms you see in specks are not harmful but I prefer to use clean filets anyways. If you're not sure, just cut up your fish and boil for two minutes, cool down in ice water, add to ceviche mix and eat it with out having to let it soak for very long.
_________________________
Jeff



Top



© 1998-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide