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I've cooked my first leftover chicken curry tonight

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Karbea Mon 14-Oct-13 19:32:39

I was left with a lot of chicken after my roast yesterday for the curry, I've added it all in, and will have some fir lunch tomorrow.
However I could easily have used the leftover chicken for another meal later in the week.
How long will chicken last if I roasted it on a Sunday?

Thank you!

Mrspebble Mon 14-Oct-13 19:37:18

I would freeze it rather than using it from the fridge later in the week but I have read that it is safe to keep it for a few days but I feel happier batch cooking curries etc.or use it for sandwiches tomorrow.

gamerchick Mon 14-Oct-13 19:38:31

If you could have made an extra meal you could have made and then frozen it for later on in the week.

Karbea Mon 14-Oct-13 19:41:25

I may well freeze any leftover curry there is then.
Thanks ladies.

Prawntoast Mon 14-Oct-13 19:42:23

I've used Sunday roasted chicken on Wednesday evening with no ill effects several times.

Clearlymisunderstood Mon 14-Oct-13 19:48:13

I regularly do a roast chicken on a sunday, chicken curry on a monday, chicken and mushroom risotto on a tuesday and chicken soup for weds work lunch. Eaten by me and my two year old daughter with no ill effects.

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