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Are scales okay in fish stock?

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Are scales okay in fish stock?

bmorecupcake | Feb 17, 2009 08:01 PM

I always scale my fish heads and tails (my fishmonger does not scale these properly) when before making fish stock. The head especially takes me quite some time. Since I strain everything through a cheesecloth anyway, I was wondering if it would be okay to just leave the scales on. Are there any undesirable side effects to leaving on the scales?

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