How long does leftover wonton soup (Chinese food) last in the fridge or freezer? The precise answer to that question depends to a large extent on storage conditions — refrigerate wonton soup within two hours of cooking or purchasing.
To maximize the shelf life of leftover wonton soup for safety and quality, refrigerate the wonton soup in airtight containers.
Properly stored, leftover wonton soup will last for 3 to 4 days in the refrigerator.
To further extend the shelf life of leftover wonton soup, freeze it; freeze in covered airtight containers or heavy-duty freezer bags.
How long does leftover wonton soup last in the freezer? Properly stored, it will maintain best quality for about 4 to 6 months, but will remain safe beyond that time.
The freezer time shown is for best quality only — leftover wonton soup that has been kept constantly frozen at 0° F will keep safe indefinitely.
How long does leftover wonton soup last after being frozen and thawed? Leftover wonton soup that has been thawed in the fridge can be kept for an additional 3 to 4 days in the refrigerator before cooking; wonton soup that was thawed in the microwave or in cold water should be eaten immediately.
Wonton wrappers may become mushy when thawed.
How long can leftover wonton soup be left at room temperature? Bacteria grow rapidly at temperatures between 40 °F and 140 °F; leftover wonton soup should be discarded if left out for more than 2 hours at room temperature.
How to tell if leftover wonton soup is bad? If leftover wonton soup develops an off odor, flavor or appearance, or if mold appears, it should be discarded.
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