Properly stored, cooked hot dogs will last for 3 to 4 days in the refrigerator. To further extend the shelf life of cooked hot dogs, freeze them; freeze in covered airtight containers or heavy-duty freezer bags, or wrap tightly with heavy-duty aluminum foil or freezer wrap.
Can you eat hot dogs after 7 days?
After hot dogs are opened, they may be refrigerated for about 7 days - the sell-by date on the package may expire during that storage period, but the hot dogs will remain safe to use after the sell by date if they have been properly stored.
How long are hot dogs good for in the fridge?
If there is no product date, hot dogs can be safely stored in the unopened package for 2 weeks in the refrigerator; once opened, only 1 week. For maximum quality, freeze hot dogs no longer than 1 or 2 months.
How do you store opened hot dogs?
How to Store Hot DogsRefrigerate. Refrigerate hot dogs in original packaging until ready to use.Seal. Once opened, tightly seal hot dogs in a Glad® Food Storage Zipper Bag.Seal. Or, seal the hot dogs into a GladWare® food protection container.Refrigerate.
What does an expired hot dog taste like?
Some common traits of bad hot dogs are dull, slimy flesh and a sour smell. They will change from a reddish color to a brown or gray color. To tell if frozen dogs have been there too long, you will see freezer burn starting to appear on the hot dogs.