Does vinegar dissolve fish bones?

Chef's answer
Vinegar. Vinegar is very acidic. Drinking vinegar may help break down the fish bone, making it softer and easier to swallow. Try diluting 2 tablespoons of vinegar in a cup of water, or drinking 1 tablespoon straight.
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Grab that jug of plain ol' white or apple-cider vinegar. It's a bargain cleaner: * Remove leftover cooking odors in the kitchen. Boil several cups of water and 5 to 6 tablespoons of vinegar in a pan on the stove.3 Mar 2012
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Fish, Seafood The acid in vinegar can tenderize the muscle fiber in lobster, oysters, salmon, and other. Soak them in vinegar for at least several hours, even overnight. You can bring out the flavor of fish by adding a few drops of white vinegar to it.
Some of the participants "washed" their chicken by soaking it in the sink, either with water only, or adding soap, vinegar or lemon juice. ... Chapman said there's no good evidence that soaking raw chicken in vinegar or lemon juice kills bacteria.19 Aug 2019
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