What Is Fish Curing?
Fish Curing is an old industry in the Philippines. It is defined as the method of preserving fish by means of salting, drying, smoking and pickling. This Processing method was commonly used in the past when techniques and equipment were not yet developed.
These are three basic principles involved in fish curing:
1. Removal of water so that microorganism cannot grow and multiply.
2. Addition of preservatives during the process.
3. Rendering enzymes to be inactive.