Asked by: Birgitt Patras
asked in category: General Last Updated: 8th April, 2020

Can you store cooked turkey on the bone?

Cooked turkey will stay fresher if it`s left on the bone until you use it. Once it has been cut, it dries out more quickly. It must be wrapped tightly, either in a jumbo food bag or aluminum foil. If your refrigerator space is limited, cut off the legs and wings and wrap them separately.

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Beside this, how long can cooked turkey stay on the bone?

two hours

Subsequently, question is, how soon should you refrigerate a cooked turkey? Within 2 hours of cooking food or after it is removed from the oven, warming drawer, slow cooker, or other appliance, leftovers must be refrigerated (if the temperature is above 90 F, refrigerate them within 1 hour).

Herein, how do you store cooked turkey?

Storing leftovers Keep cooked meat and poultry in the fridge – if they are left out at room temperature, the bacteria that causes food poisoning can grow and multiply. After you've feasted on the turkey, cool any leftovers as quickly as possible (within 90 minutes), cover them and put them in the fridge.

How do you store cooked turkey breast?

Remember these food safety tips when storing leftover turkey

  1. Store turkey, stuffing and gravy in separate containers.
  2. Use refrigerated turkey, stuffing and gravy within 4 days.
  3. For longer storage, freeze leftovers, use turkey within 4 months. Upon thawing use within 1 day.

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