If you're like most Americans, you're probably used to buying prepared fish fillets, which saves time and makes recipes a lot easier to prep and cook. On the other hand, buying a whole fish often means getting a fresher fish. The technique for filleting a whole fish requires precision, patience and a very sharp knife. Without proper technique, fillets can come out misshapen and full of bones. In this video from our latest digital cookbook, chef Laurent Gras demonstrates his method for making snapper fillets along with some helpful tips for determining freshness and quality when buying your fish.
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