How to Scale Fish

gandy_bridge_black_drum_fish If you want to know how to scale fish all you need is a spoon or butter knife to get started. This is the easiest part in the fish cleaning process.

gandy_bridge_black_drum_fish They sell a fish scaling tool, but this is not necessary at all. Scaling a fish is needed when the fish is going to be baked or grilled whole.

gandy_bridge_black_drum_fish To scale a fish grab the tail firmly and take your spoon or butter knife whichever you prefer and start dragging it from the tail torwards the head.

gandy_bridge_black_drum_fishMake sure to get the top of the fish and in between all of the fins and the underside of the fish.

Remember that the scales make a mess and will be around for a long time, so do this somewhere that is easy to clean up.

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