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Old 05-02-2008, 08:33 PM   #1
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Frozen chicken - how long is it good for?

I immediately froze up some chicken cutlets about three weeks ago. I'm sure it's still OK to eat, but would you rather throw it out?

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Old 05-02-2008, 08:42 PM   #2
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Three weeks? If the cutlets were well-wrapped, they could last up to 3 months. I'd say they're just fine. I'd use them. Definitely wouldn't throw them out.
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Old 05-02-2008, 09:36 PM   #3
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Three weeks is nothing! They're fine to eat.
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Old 05-02-2008, 10:59 PM   #4
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The key is good wrapping to avoid freezer burn and picking up odors....and a freezer temperature below 0 degrees (-20 F is good) Given that my chicken pieces should still be a happy camper for 9 months, maybe more. A whole chicken is even longer.
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Old 05-03-2008, 02:22 AM   #5
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A lot depends on how you wrapped/packaged them - but even under the worst case I wouldn't toss them after only 3 weeks.
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Old 05-03-2008, 03:43 AM   #6
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Three weeks in my freezer represents the new kid on the block.

They are fine.
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Old 05-06-2008, 07:53 PM   #7
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I just made a dish with some chicken that has been in my freezer for 10+ months. I am not dead. Though the chicken was not at its best.

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Old 05-06-2008, 08:44 PM   #8
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Someone here ate some 2 year old chicken once. LOL

Are they still here?

LOL...another fine thread. "tee hee"

http://www.discusscooking.com/forums...use-43429.html


Oh and for the record, 3 weeks is good.
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I was wondering how long 'til someone brought that one up.....
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I was wondering how long 'til someone brought that one up.....

Now......why do you mention this, suzi?
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