No head? No problem. I need an old priest, a young priest, and some lemon pepper.
Check out this video from YouTuber LiveLoot and you may never look at fish filleting the same way again.
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Okay, so, a little explanation here. Much like chickens, fish’s neural systems keep firing for a while after they die. This is pretty common in lower invertebrates; even after sustaining life-ending injury, they can keep moving for hours, or even, in one terrifying instance, months.
With no head.
And that’s fine.
It’s normal, and natural and… Oh God, oh God, we just watched the video a second time and we’re never eating sushi again.
But, it’s okay, eating kind-of-dead fish is considered a delicacy in some places anyway.
We’ll be taking our Ahi Steak well-done, please.