How long can you keep chicken in the freezer?


A whole chicken can be stored in the freezer at 0 degrees Fahrenheit or lower for up to a year according the the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Chicken parts are safe to keep in the freezer for up to 9 months, and ground chicken should be discarded after freezing for 3 to 4 months.

Preventing freezer burn is usually as simple as wrapping chicken in aluminum foil or plastic wrap or placing it in an airtight plastic freezer bag. Long-term storage usually involves using two layers of wrapping to give it more protection. Since chicken should never be refrozen, it's best to separate chicken parts into meal-size portions before wrapping and freezing them.

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Guessing the question was meant for chicken pot pie. This food can be frozen safely for years. This is a good way to keep all cooked meats.
Chicken/Turkey can stay in the freezer up to 9 months.
1. Remove the frozen chicken or chicken pieces from the freezer. If there is a buildup of ice in the freezer and you can't remove the chicken without ripping its wrapping or packaging
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