What happens if you marinate salmon too long?

Chef's answer
How long can you marinate salmon in the refrigerator? If your salmon marinade is acid based, try not to marinate it longer than thirty minutes. ... If you marinate salmon in an acid based marinade for longer than 24 hours, it will begin to break done the fish and make it mushy.26 Jan 2018
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In a medium bowl, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, and pepper to taste
24 hoursYou can keep your marinated fish in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours, but remember that you shouldn't marinate your fish that long, especially if it is a small piece and a marinade with tons of salt and acid.8 Feb 2021
Place frozen scallops in a bowl of cold water for about 10-15 minutes. Leave in the refrigerator overnight or until they are completely thawed. Take them out of the cold water and gently pat them dry and absorb all the liquid before marinating them.28 Jul 2019
Add scallops and marinate, covered, at room temperature, 5 minutes on each side (do not marinate any longer, or scallops will become mushy once cooked).
Preparation for mutton gravy Marinate it with yogurt, ginger garlic paste, salt, turmeric and chili powder. Refrigerate and keep for at least 2 hours to overnight. Overnight is best. This is the key to tenderize the meat.5 Jan 2020
One very important rule about marinating fish and seafood is that a highly acidic marinade, one containing lots of vinegar or citrus juices, can actually cook the fish or seafood, so you need to use mild marinades for short periods of time. This is important. Keep the acid and the times low.2 Oct 2019
Once you have marinated your chicken for two to eight hours, it is time to cook. Baking your marinated chicken is one of the healthiest ways to ensure it is tasty and juicy. Before baking, remember to drain your chicken of the marinade and lie your chicken in a lightly greased baking dish.
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