I bought a large package of chicken breast several weeks ago. Usually we break down the bag and package in food saver bags to keep frost at a minimum. For some reason we didn't do it this time. I just went to get a few for tonight and noticed it's all iced up inside. Can I run them under warm water to remove the ice and re-package them in our food saver bags now or is it too late? Anyone know of any other tricks? They don't seem freezer burned yet.
I'd recommend just cooking them sooner rather than later. If you had to do anything, I'd consider cracking & brushing off the surface ice without thawing them, then vacuum sealing them ... but still try to use them quickly.
If the texture is a little off, or the flavor a little lacking, you can always use the rest in either soup or a casserole, where the texture isn't as much of an issue and there are other flavors to help compensate.