How long is cooked chicken good for?

It’s good in the fridge 2 days at 4°C, or frozen: 12 months from production date.

How long can you keep cooked chicken in the fridge or freezer?

Within 2 days in the fridge at 4˚C , 18 months in the freezer.

How long can you keep leftover chicken?

Use chilled leftovers as soon as possible, within 2 to 4 days at 4˚C

How long does rotisserie chicken stay good for?

Once cooked, it’s good in the fridge for 2 to 4 days at 4˚C

How can you tell if cooked chicken is spoiled?

Always check the best before dates. Check the colour, smell and texture.

How do I store cooked chicken in the fridge?

  1. Refrigerate or freeze all poultry leftovers within 2 hours cut and debone the meat from large cooked birds
  2. Divide leftovers separately into shallow containers so they cool quickly
  3. Refrigerate once steaming stops and leave the lid off or wrap it loosely until the food is cooled make sure cooked meat does not come into contact with raw meat
  4. Don’t fill your fridge with too much food, so that cool air can circulate effectively
  5. Use chilled leftovers as soon as possible, within 2 to 4 days if reheating,
  6. Make sure the food is cooked to an internal temperature of 74°C (165°F)
  7. Don’t reheat the same leftovers more than once

Can you freeze cooked chicken?

Freeze all poultry leftovers within 2 hours