Best way to wrap process birds for freezing

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by keeperofthechickens, Jun 21, 2007.

  1. keeperofthechickens

    keeperofthechickens In the Brooder

    Mar 1, 2007
    Twin Cities, MN
    Without going out and getting a vaccum sealer.

    What is the best way to wrap a processed whole chicken for the freezer?

  2. greyfields

    greyfields Crowing

    Mar 15, 2007
    Washington State
    Since you're ruled out vacuum sealing, your other options are double wrapped butcher paper - or- the shrink bags. You put the chicken in the bag, drop it in boiling water for a second, and poof - the chicken comes out sealed. I believe there is a link to the bags in the FAQ's. I tried to order some last year, but they are only stocked around Thanksgiving time for some reason.

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