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WIBU to eat leftover chinese that was out of the fridge all night?

(43 Posts)
crashdoll Sun 21-Apr-13 11:42:50

We ordered way too much last night and stupidly, I left it all out from 8 pm until I got up about 8 am. I'm sure the noodles are fine but the chicken....? My head says I'd BU to eat it but my heart stomach says IT'S FINE!

OnceUponAThyme Sun 21-Apr-13 11:44:03

do it. it all tastes nicer the day after. just nuke it in the microwave.

dyslexicdespot Sun 21-Apr-13 11:45:21

I would bin it.

GoblinGranny Sun 21-Apr-13 11:45:27

Depends what your system is like, DS would be fine, DD would be sick.
I'd be fine, OH would be sick. smile

Branleuse Sun 21-Apr-13 11:45:45

it tastes better cold the next morning

SPsYoniTheOneAndOnly Sun 21-Apr-13 11:46:53

Do it, i forget to put it in fridge all the time

MrsSpagBol Sun 21-Apr-13 11:47:47

Don't eat anything with rice.

northcountrygirl Sun 21-Apr-13 11:49:48

I do it all the time. I justify it with the argument that any resulting food poising would be good for weight loss so win win!

everlong Sun 21-Apr-13 11:54:05

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Panzee Sun 21-Apr-13 11:59:34

Depends on your kitchen. Mine is colder than my fridge!

Gimmeecoffee Sun 21-Apr-13 12:00:16

I allways forget to put it in the fridge & eat it the next day. Just make sure it's very hot smile

ll31 Sun 21-Apr-13 12:00:45

Would eat it - enjoy!

DoYonisHangLow Sun 21-Apr-13 12:01:04

Oh god yes, yummy. Although I do have an iron stomach, if I had a weaker constitution I'd be more wary, obv.

Loulybelle Sun 21-Apr-13 12:01:41

Nope, eat it and enjoy.

BrianButterfield Sun 21-Apr-13 12:01:57

I'd eat anything except rice. Really don't eat anything with rice in!

WandaDoff Sun 21-Apr-13 12:02:35

I would, but I have a cast iron stomach.

Loulybelle Sun 21-Apr-13 12:02:43

I do it all the time with the left overs, my tummy handles it pretty well.

A friend of mine got salmonella after eating left over chinese that hadn't been refrigerated. He was in hospital for 3 weeks and nearly died.

AmberLeaf Sun 21-Apr-13 12:04:43

I would.

Takes a lot to upset my cast iron stomach!

Nuke it in the microwave.

Trillz Sun 21-Apr-13 12:05:36

I would eat it. How warm do you think your kitchen was overnight?

crashdoll Sun 21-Apr-13 12:09:45

Kitchen is generally pretty cold. I ate the noodles and a bit of the chicken. It tasted good and hopefully I'll live to tell the tale.

I do this all the time (not with chinese simply because we dont eat out much, but have done in the past) and I have a stomach of steel.

Do it!

SaggyOldClothCatPuss Sun 21-Apr-13 12:16:44

YAPBU, but that wouldn't stop ME eating it. I bloody love Chinese!

Yonihadtoask Sun 21-Apr-13 12:20:36

I would eat it - but not the rice.

Heat up so it is piping hot.

But do bin the rice - or any rice dish - rice can grow spores which can't then be destroyed by cooking - and will give you the poorlies. grin


LaMaga Sun 21-Apr-13 12:52:22

Rice is usually fine too, I think lots of people are scared because it's a not a staple food in the UK.

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