How Long Can You Keep Cooked Shrimp in the Fridge?

How Long Can You Keep Cooked Shrimp in the Fridge?

How Long Can You Keep Cooked Shrimp in the Fridge?

Refrigerated cooked shrimp lasts up to 4 days when stored in the coldest part of the refrigerator away from the door. Cooked shrimp should be completely cooled and refrigerated within 2 hours of cooking, using an airtight food storage bag or container.

Keep commercially pre-cooked and raw shrimp in the original packaging and store them separately from cooked foods to prevent cross-contamination. Fresh shrimp can also be frozen for up to 8 months when stored in airtight, freezer-safe containers or bags. Frozen, pre-cooked shrimp will last up to 12 months in the freezer. If the power goes out, shrimp should be discarded if it the refrigerator temperature exceeds 40 F for more than two hours.