How long can you defrost a frozen turkey in your refrigerator?
It depends on the size of the turkey and the temperature in the refrigerator. Some turkeys may take up to 3 or 4 days to thaw.
'''''it should take about 8 or more hrs.'''''
To defrost a 10 pound turkey, it can take as long as three to four days. Be sure to defrost it in the refrigerator to keep it safe to eat.
Put it in the refrigerator until it is thawed.
It should take about 2 days to thaw a 7-pound turkey in the refrigerator.
If in a refrigerator, it will generally be one day to defrost a 2kg turkey crown. The turkey will likely be defrosted enough for cooking in 24 hours.
That would depend on the size of the turkey. The recommendation for thawing uncooked frozen turkeys is 24 hours for every 5 pounds. Since a smoked turkey will have less moisture and would not be like a block of ice, it may take less time.
How long does it take in the refrigerator to thaw a 21lb. frozen whole turkey?
If you are putting your frozen turkey in the freezer it can last up to 1 year. Where as if you were putting it in the refrigerator your only looking at a couple of days. Frozen turkeys are made to be put in the freezer until you want to defrost it and enjoy. If you have leftover turkey which you want to keep you are looking at about 1-2 days :) Hope this has helped!
Depends how much it weighs, dont cook it frozen though, it has to defrost You cannot cook a frozen turkey. You must defrost it first. A 12 pound bird will take 3 days to defrost in a refrigerator. If you were planning to cook a bird today (XMAS) and it is frozen try the following. Fill bathtub half way with water and put bird in water. Change water every half hour (use room temperature water)… Read More
Usually a turkey of this size can take up to 3 days to safely defrost in the refrigerator.
3 to 5 days.
Defrost in the refrigerator for 7 hours per pound.
Figure that it should take one day for each 4-5 lbs. So a 20lb turkey will take up to 5 days to thaw in the refrigerator.
About 3 days if put in frozen and allowed to thaw inside the refrigerator.
A 2 kg turkey takes about 4 days to defrost. On average, you can defrost a 4lb turkey in a day.
Use the defrost button on your microwave and enter 600. On the display it should say 6.00 for 6 pounds of food. Then press start. Answer 2: Defrost in the refrigerator for about 48 hours.
Your question isn't very clear; if you are asking how long you can leave a turkey in the freezer, it's up to 1 year. If you are asking how long you can leave a still frozen (thawing) turkey (that used to be frozen or fresh), it depends on the size of turkey and the temperature in the refrigerator since that will determine how long it will take to thaw (it takes approximately 24hrs for each… Read More
A raw turkey should be cooked within a couple days of thawing or purchase (if not frozen).
how long can turkey stock be stored in the refrigerator?
You should use uncooked ground turkey within 1 to 2 days of refrigeration.
how long can you keep a turkey in the refrigerator after it has been thawed in the refrigerator before cooking
Pork or any kind of meat should not be left out to thaw. The best way to thaw pork is to place it in the refrigerator to defrost.
It should still be okay, but it basically depends on the size of the turkey and how long it took to thaw.
A five pound turkey will not take long to defrost at room temperature. Take your turkey out of the freezer early in the morning and it will be thawed by the afternoon.
Frozen fruit should not take that long to thaw, two to three hours outside of the refrigerator or a little longer if left to defrost in the fridge. The length of time it takes for the fruit to thaw will also depend on the size and quantity of fruit.
about as long as a ham, 3days Most sites say that it will take 4 to 5 days for a 20lb turkey to thaw in the refrigerator. If you do a cold water thaw, plan on 10 hours (30 minutes per pound).
If you're talking about a frozen turkey you have left in your freezer since last Thanksgiving, it depends on how long it has been frozen, and how cold the freezer is. Most freezers (like the one in your kitchen on top of your refrigerator) are at about 20 degrees Fahrenheit, and a frozen turkey can be easily stored for six months or so without ill effects. After that, the flavor gradually decreases, and at about… Read More
To be safe, you should defrost the meat in the warmer section of the refrigerator, at less than forty degrees F. Meat should not reach room temperature.
That is the way it is suppose to be done, but it takes a long time.
at least a week or two we did last year one week and it was still pretty fresh!
At least 5 hours.
For a 17 lb Turkey: Figure one day of thawing in the fridge for each 4-5 pounds of turkey. So it should take a 17lb bird about 3.5 to 4 days to thaw. -it should take about 8 or more hrs
The best way to defrost a turkey would be to place the turkey in a sink full of cold water. Make sure to change the water frequently to prevent contamination.
Turkey breast in good for approximately 6-8 days in the refrigerator.
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Overnight in the refrigerator is the best way of defrosting it.
Your question is rather broad; as it depends on so many variables... 1) Weight of turkey. 2.) Is/Was the turkey fresh or frozen when placing in refrigerator. As the very word REFRIGERATOR means: taking from one refrigeration unit and placing or/ REPLACING it into another unit. If turkey was frozen and had/has formidable weight (say 20-30 lbs.) when first placed in refrigerator, than it could stay in refrigerator for a week or more, and still… Read More
You should typically defrost a turkey crown that is 3 kgs for up to 36 hours. On average, a turkey should be defrosted for 10-12 hours per kilogram.
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Such info should be printed on a label that is part of the packaging the turkey was sold in. If not, then (and be very careful not to take any shortcuts - food poisoning) : Refrigerator Thawing - Allow at least 1 day of thawing for every 4 lbs. Cold Water Thawing - change cold water every 30 minutes. Estimate a minimum thawing time of 30 minutes per lb. If in any doubt, or really… Read More
I think you mean how long is turkey bacon good for if frozen, and that depends on the brand of turkey bacon.
Plan to use frozen turkey stock within 6 months.
It depends on the weather temperature and humidity as well as the meat surface area exposed for defrost.
Overnight in the refrigerator should work.
About five hours, but start checking it around the four and a half hour mark. As a note of caution: Never defrost a chicken or turkey outside of the refrigerator, because bacteria can begin to grow in uncooked meat.
Determining the amount of time it will take to defrost frozen food in the microwave, it is necessary to know what the food is and the size of the food. For instance, defrosting a pack of frozen peas would not require as much time as defrosting a frozen chicken.
A frozen turkey will be good for 3 months, if frozen in water 6 months. After 3 months it will start to dry out unless frozen in water.
2 days under refrigeration.
One million years
you can keep it frozen for 1 week or les