You're unlikely to choke on a pin bone. But eating fish is a more pleasant experience if you aren't encountering those small, soft bones in every bite. Even if you buy a filleted piece of fish, they're likely to be there. We think our recipe for Cured Salmon is best if you remove the pin bones first.
Removing the pin bones from fish is low-effort, high payoff. Watch this instructional video to learn how to pin bone a piece of fish. Aida Mollenkamp shows you how. Removing fish pin bones is a helpful skill for chefs, amatuer and professional.