Has anyone used a Seal a Meal for their Meat Birds?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Glos Girls, May 19, 2016.

  1. Glos Girls

    Glos Girls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello, Wondering if anyone has tried a Seal a Meal for their Meat Birds (whole bird) ? Did not know if this would squeeze everything out of them, creating a "dry" meat, or if it is even possible to use the vacuum method for a whole bird. Also are there any stores that carry Shrink bags? Need to get something today..
    Thank you :)
     
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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I've used a Foodsaver on my birds. I haven't seen bags large enough for a whole bird, but if you're going to part it out the vacuum sealer is fine. You can even seal it with a marinade inside the bag so it marinates as it thaws.
     
  3. Glos Girls

    Glos Girls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you, I went ahead & ordered some shrink bags. I used 2 gallon freezer bags for the ones we did the other night. They weighted out 7 - 8 lbs. Can't wait for a nice roasted & stuffed lady.
     

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