Yes, you can!You can freeze it whether it’s unopened and in its original packaging, or whether it has already been opened. The only difference is that freezing opened uncooked bacon requires a bit more pre-freeze prep.
How long does packaged bacon last in the freezer?
Generally, unopened bacon can last up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator and up to 8 months in the freezer. Meanwhile, bacon that has been opened but not cooked may only last around 1 week in the refrigerator and up to 6 months in the freezer.
Can I freeze bacon in freezer bags?
To freeze bacon, first place the bacon into the freezer bag and lay them as flat as possible. Squeeze out as much air from the bag as you can. Label the freezer bag with today’s date, how many and what is in the bag. You may want to put a “USE BY” date for 6 months to 1 year from now.
Can you put Bacon in the freezer?
If your package of bacon is still unopened, you can put it right into the freezer. Overwrap the original packaging if you plan to store it in the freezer for an extended period of time (more than 2 months). You can do that using aluminium foil or plastic wrap. You can also put the original packaging into a plastic container instead.
How long does Bacon last when frozen?
Bacon can be frozen for up to 2 months. To freeze bacon, you should wrap it in greaseproof paper before bagging it up to freeze. Can You Refreeze Bacon? No Does Bacon Freeze Well?
Why does Bacon get soggy when you freeze it?
It’s quite normal and it’s caused by the freezing process – it draws some of the moisture out. Bacon is a very popular meat and you can freeze bacon, both cooked and raw one.
Can you freeze bacon lardons?
Freezing bacon lardons (or even pancetta) is perfectly doable. First, line a baking tray and spread your lardons out on it. Cover the tray and place it in the freezer. Once frozen solid, remove the lardons from the tray and tip them into a bag. Now return the bag to the freezer. You can then grab as many or as few lardons as you need.