How to Get Rid of Fish Smell

How to remove odour from fish before cooking

How to Get Rid of Fishy Smell in Fish Before Cooking

Fish is an essential food source that is high in nutritional values. No matter how fresh the fish is, it has a particular fishy odor that you want to remove before cooking. These are some authentic tips to get rid of fishy smell and get the real taste of fish after cooking.


One of the easiest way to get rid of fish smell before cooking is to soak fish pieces in milk for half an hour. Then rinse the fish.

White Vinegar

Mix together white vinegar with some water and soak fish or see food in it for about 5 minutes. Then take out wish, wash with water and dry with paper towel and use the fish for cooking for marinating.


Flour is another cheap ingredient that we can use to remove fish odor. Sprinkle generous amount of flour on fish. Leave it for one hour. Wash with normal water.

All the above tricks are tried and approved. Follow one of them and fish odor will go.