I know plenty of people say how much they love fish but they don’t like cooking it at home. The other big reason, which I caught myself wrestling with the other day is the smell. When frying fish (or anything, really), it can stink up the house pretty fast. Here's how to cook fish without the odor.

Donate to help vulnerable communities cope with COVID-19 DONATE Fish deteriorates more quickly than most meats. Fresh fish is meant to smell … Heat up a pan with a little bit olive oil until the oil is hot. If you want to avoid that lingering smell, all you need is a spoonful of creamy peanut butter.

It's likely not often that you cook seafood in your house, especially if you don't live near the coast where fresh fish is accessible. When you buy fish at the store, cook and eat it within 24 hours, or several days at the most.

Anyway, it is difficult to bring dried fish to America and more difficult to cook it especially during winter because the stench would stick to your furniture as well as curtains. The longer fish is allowed to sit after being caught, killed and filleted, the stronger its odor will be.

Here's how to cook fish without the odor. If you like the seared, crispy crust that comes with pan-frying, ensure that your fish is fresh to minimize … For some, it’s lack of confidence that’s holding them back – and lack of knowlegde. Love fish, but not a fan of the smell? Place fish in pan and cook until done, about five minutes each side.

So when you do decide to cook up sea bass or salmon, it's a bit of an indulgence.Raw fish often yields a pungent odor, though, and sometimes cooking it can only cause those smells to be expelled into the surrounding air even more. But there is a secret to cooking daing – and it’s by using a jar. If it smells fishy at the grocery store, don't buy it. Cook some fresh garlic and onions and set aside.