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How To Fillet Fish Videos

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It used to be that fishmonger skills were an essential part of a chef's culinary education. But in today's world you can have your fish vendor prepare your fish for you and have it delivered to your door in any spec you choose. But, knowing how to break down fish is still an important skill for chefs to know, and in some operations it can save you money to do it in house.

Different fish species have different bone structures so it can be hard to know how to butcher a fish you've never utilized before. Improve your skill and increase your yield percentages by checking-out the videos below. All videos are from YouTube and some will open in a new window on YouTube's site. If you do fillet your own fish be sure to use a butchering log so you can track the yields from different fish and the skill level of different fishmongers.

 

How to fillet Halibut

down middle/4 fillets

 

How to fillet Halibut

from side/2 halves

 

How to fillet Opah

The filleting starts at 4:00 minutes.

 

How to fillet Tuna

This is a small Ahi

 

How to fillet Mahi mahi

 

How to fillet Hd/off Salmon

crude workspace-good technique

How to fillet a whole Salmon

 

How to remove Salmon rib bones

 

 

How to remove Salmon skin

 

 

 

How to fillet Eel

 

How to fillet Eel

 

How to fillet Red Snapper

or Rockfish

How to fillet Barracuda

 

How to fillet Barramundi

 

How to fillet Cod

 

How to fillet a Sole

 

How to fillet a Mackerel

 

How to fillet Whiting

 

How to fillet Sturgeon

 

How to fillet Ono (Wahoo)

 

Fillet Sardines

 

 

Check-out our Beef butchering videos.

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A [24.42.149.35] [ Apr 30, 2013 ]

I did notice one thing. There is no catfish filet video. This seems strange, as my first fish we could eat was catfish, so obviously it can't be very uncommon.