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Mar 10, 2005 02:27 PM

Slightly paranoid: I cooked it Sunday- can I eat it tonight?

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The subject basically says it all. I made chicken fajitas on Sunday night, and I'm slightly paranoid about eating food past its prime. I usually toss leftovers after 2 or 3 days....I don't want the food to go to waste, but I don't want to get sick. Am I okay if I just reheat it? Thanks.

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  1. Your chicken is fine. Reheat and enjoy.

    2 Replies
    1. re: Candy

      live dangerously. Unless you've already reheated and cooled the same food more than 2x, scarf those suckers down.

    2. According to the USDA cooked chicken is good for 3-4 days.