Do you put lemon on fish before or after cooking?
Rub lemon juice on fish before cooking. This will help the fish maintain its color and add to its flavor.
What happens if you Soak fish in lemon juice?
Soak fish or shellfish in vinegar or lemon or lime juice, and the meat turns opaque and the texture firms up, almost as if it has been cooked.
How long should fish sit in lemon juice?
Marinate the fish in the lemon juice for at least 30 minutes and up to 6 hours, in a covered bowl. Place the bowl in the refrigerator at 40 degrees F, or lower.