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Old 09-02-2010, 10:17 PM   #1
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Question Technique for freezing bulk chicken breasts

boneless skinless chicken breasts.
i want to freeze them individually.
MY THING IS THAT i do not want freezer bite on them!!! <:-I
thanks!!!

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Old 09-02-2010, 10:36 PM   #2
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Freezer burn comes from air in the package. So do not freeze them in the store packaging. Wrap each piece tightly in plastic wrap then place them on a cookie sheet or half sheet pan and freeze them solid. After they are frozen, place the individually wrapped breasts into a ziploc freezer bag for storage.

You can also buy individually vacuum packed boneless skinless breasts at the store but they will be more expensive.
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Freezer burn comes from air in the package. So do not freeze them in the store packaging. Wrap each piece tightly in plastic wrap then place them on a cookie sheet or half sheet pan and freeze them solid. After they are frozen, place the individually wrapped breasts into a ziploc freezer bag for storage.

You can also buy individually vacuum packed boneless skinless breasts at the store but they will be more expensive.
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Old 09-02-2010, 11:51 PM   #4
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You can also buy individually vacuum packed boneless skinless breasts at the store but they will be more expensive.[/QUOTE]

yea, i usually get those or the smaller package still that is not indiv wrapped, but i decided to get bulk and save. iv never been big on freezing, but need to start learning...bulk saves :)
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Old 09-03-2010, 12:15 AM   #5
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Invest in a good quality vacuum sealer. Boneless skinless breasts last for months.
Well worth the investment!
Only drawback is that the bags are more expensive. You can probably wash and reuse, I've never tried it.
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Old 09-03-2010, 01:07 AM   #6
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Food Saver!!! I rarely use chicken breasts, but I do freeze practically everything else with my food saver.
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Old 09-03-2010, 07:23 AM   #7
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Place each breast into a pint freezer bag...Fill a gallon bag with ever how many it will hold......They will be individually frozen...and double bagged.

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Old 09-03-2010, 08:01 AM   #8
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Invest in a good quality vacuum sealer. Boneless skinless breasts last for months.
Well worth the investment!
Only drawback is that the bags are more expensive. You can probably wash and reuse, I've never tried it.
Yes you can. Just wash them very well with hot soapy water and let dry.

I use mine to vacuum seal leftover. I use those trays that mico-meals come in, put in the left overs and vacuum seal. They freeze very well that way.
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I use the individually wrapped method. Nice and tight with no air. Then I pack them in another bag and squeeze out as much air as I can. Then I twist the bag closed and tie it tight with a twist tie. When ready to use, you may need to give the bundle a good whack against the counter to loosen the frozen breasts. I take out what I need and reseal the bag.
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Freezer burn comes from air in the package. So do not freeze them in the store packaging. Wrap each piece tightly in plastic wrap then place them on a cookie sheet or half sheet pan and freeze them solid. After they are frozen, place the individually wrapped breasts into a ziploc freezer bag for storage.

You can also buy individually vacuum packed boneless skinless breasts at the store but they will be more expensive.
that is how i do it. but just wrap and put into bag, label and freeze. works well for my meals for one person.
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