How To Freeze Baked Chicken

 
23-Jan-2012 by


Freezing Oven Baked Chicken If you have surplus amounts of leftover baked chicken or want to store the baked poultry for later uses, then you can freeze it to retain its freshness. One of the ingredients that freezes well, you will find that defrosting it is also quite easy and does not call for any intense efforts. The quintessential ingredient of freezing chicken is to make sure that the baked meat is well cooled, or else you may end up spoiling the whole stuff. Here are a few handy tips to help you in freezing…

 

What Do You Need

 

  • Baked chicken
  • A large pan, if you need to cool the chicken
  • Freezer bags
  • Sticky notes

 

Tips To Freeze Oven Baked Chicken Freezing Oven Baked Chicken The Right Way

 

  1. Check the temperature of the chicken before freezing. It should be cooled completely, if it is warm. For cooling, you can either keep the dish filled with chicken in a large pan of ice-cold water or just keep it in the refrigerator for a while.
  2. Remove moisture, if any, from the freezer bags as presence of moisture will spoil the baked dish. Place the chicken pieces in the bag. It is advisable to keep the pieces you will use at a time in the same bag.
  3. Squeeze out the air, to the maximum possible extent, and the slide the zipper to close.
  4. Paste a sticky note of the bag with points that indicate the contents and date.
  5. Arrange the chicken filled bags in the freezer, preferably the coldest spot so that it turns solidly frozen.
  6. Once solid, transfer the chicken to an area in the freezer, to freeze until required.

 

Handy Tips

  • Make sure that you use this frozen chicken within three months.
  • Chicken, the frozen one, should be thawed for a minimum of eight hours before being re-used.

 

These tips are definitely useful if you are a newbie to freezing baked chicken. So, keep them noted!

 

Image Credit: simple-chicken-recipes.com, completeguidetohealthyeating.com  

Comments

Anonymous

Anonymous says :

I eat a lot of chicken and this will definitely help me to store the leftovers properly.
Posted on: 25 January 2012 - 11:50am
foodfacts profile page

foodfacts says :

Definitely! All the best!
Posted on: 25 January 2012 - 10:25pm
Anonymous

charyll says :

lol
Posted on: 31 March 2012 - 12:34pm
Anonymous

charyll says :

algerian food is the best you have to try it and ohhhhhhh it is the best if you actually go there . i know this because my friend is algerian and me and her went there and that was the best trip of my life!!!!!!!!!!!!! GO THERE! REMEMBER GO TO ALGERIA!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted on: 31 March 2012 - 12:36pm
Quantcast