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SNOW PEAS - FRESH, RAW

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3-4 days
Freezer
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10-12 months

 

Tips

  • How long do fresh snow peas last? The precise answer to that question depends to a large extent on storage conditions - keep fresh snow peas refrigerated.
  • To maximize the shelf life of fresh snow peas, refrigerate in plastic bag and do not wash until ready to use.
  • How long do fresh snow peas last in the fridge? Properly stored, fresh snow peas will typically last for 3 to 4 days in the refrigerator.
  • Can you freeze snow peas? Yes, to freeze: (1) Wash thoroughly, remove stems and leave peas whole; (2) Blanch (plunge into boiling water) for 1 1/2 minutes and chill quickly in ice cold water; (3) Drain off excess moisture, package in airtight containers or freezer bags and freeze immediately.
  • How long do snow peas last in the freezer? Properly stored, snow peas will maintain best quality in the freezer for about 12 months, but will remain safe beyond that time.
  • The freezer time shown is for best quality only – snow peas that have been kept constantly frozen at 0°F will keep safe indefinitely.
  • How to tell if fresh snow peas are bad or spoiled? The best way is to smell and look at the fresh snow peas: discard any fresh snow peas that have an off smell or appearance; if mold appears, discard the fresh snow peas.

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