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How long to defrost a 7 pound turkey in the refrigerator?

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It should take about 2 days to thaw a 7-pound turkey in the refrigerator.

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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.

Usually a turkey of this size can take up to 3 days to safely defrost in the refrigerator.

Defrost in the refrigerator for 7 hours per pound.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.'''''

You are supposed to put it in the freezer.

It should take about 3 days to thaw a 12-pound turkey in the fridge.

A 2 kg turkey takes about 4 days to defrost. On average, you can defrost a 4lb turkey in a day.

3 to 4 days in the bottom of the refrigerator

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.

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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.

how long can you keep a turkey in the refrigerator after it has been thawed in the refrigerator before cooking

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) a 12 pound bird will defrost in about an hour and a half using this method.

See Related Links. Their website says it takes 1 day for each 4 pounds if thawed in the refrigerator. If using the cold water method, they figure on 30 minutes per pound.

The best way to thaw it is in the refrigerator. Figure one day for each 4-5 pounds of turkey, so it should take one day to thaw out a 4-pound turkey.

Defrost in the refrigerator for safety. I'm seeing recommendations for anywhere from 6 hours per pound up to 10 hours per pound. That would mean a total of 30 to 50 hours. A two-day thaw should be a safe amount of time.

Put it in the refrigerator until it is thawed.

Stored in a refrigeratot, about 4 days. Placed in a sink of cold water, about 8-12 hours. Be sure to completely cover the turkey in water.

The best way to thaw it is in the refrigerator. Figure one day for each 4-5 pounds of turkey, so it should take 5-6 days to thaw out a 25-pound turkey.


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