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Re-freezing tuna steak

BeeZee Sep 16, 2009 02:43 PM

I know it's not optimal (not even close to optimal) but I had defrosted a tuna steak (vacuum sealed in plastic) in the fridge, realized we wouldn't be able to cook it, so I threw it back in the freezer. I know the texture will probably be a bit mushy from the re-freeze, but any other issues?
Guess I'm verifying that it will be safe to eat if re-frozen and re-defrosted.
I would use it in a highly seasoned application like fish taco so the flavor would be masked.

  1. hotoynoodle Sep 16, 2009 02:48 PM

    totally safe, but it will be the texture that really suffers. it will be quite mushy. maybe think about making a paté or mousse.

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    1. re: hotoynoodle
      BeeZee Sep 18, 2009 06:39 AM

      thanks, maybe it turns into tuna burgers!

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