What is the white stuff that comes out salmon?

Chef's answer
albuminBefore you go trashing that salmon, read this. That white slimy stuff is called albumin, and it's actually just a harmless (albeit pretty gross-looking) protein that solidifies as salmon cooks..
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Albumin is a blood protein that measures whether you are eating enough protein. An albumin of 4.0 or higher helps digestion, healing and fights infection. Eggs are the best protein you can eat..
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