Is it Safe to Freeze Chicken That Has Been Cooked?

Many buy it in quantity because it can be prepared so many ways.

Freezing Chicken Store leftover chicken in an airtight jar in the fridge overnight. 

 After cooling, freeze the chicken for later. Cooked chicken can be frozen for four months before losing flavor.

Cooling the chicken before freezing is crucial. Quickly cooling meat reduces contamination and foodborne illness. 

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Like raw chicken, cooked chicken shouldn't be left at room temperature for more than two hours.

Can these chicken meals be frozen? Yup, chicken and dumplings.

Give the soup 1/4-inch of leeway to expand in airtight freezer bags or containers. 

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