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Leftover Chinese + Preg

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TTCI Mon 12-Feb-18 10:08:52

I am 12 + 6 days preg and last night I had battered chicken, egg fried rice, salt and pepper chicken and sweet and sour sauce. It was so yummy but I couldn't finish it, I didn't refrigerate it but wrapped it up and sat it on the counter. Can I eat it?

dementedpixie Mon 12-Feb-18 10:21:35

No I wouldn't, pregnant or not, if it wasn't put in the fridge. This is especially true of the rice

TTCI Mon 12-Feb-18 10:23:35

Ok I'll just stick with the prawn crackers lol x

MrsJayy Mon 12-Feb-18 10:25:12

No bin it I wouldn't eat left over chinese food unpregnant.

NoParticularPattern Mon 12-Feb-18 10:25:57

Oh god I’d be all over that. I’m 42 weeks now, but even at 12 (or not pregnant!) I’d be eating every last bit of it!!

GreatDuckCookery Mon 12-Feb-18 10:29:22

I wouldn't chance it at all. Not worth the risk!

TTCI Mon 12-Feb-18 10:29:33

@NoParticularPattern really even though I didn't refrigerate? X

TTCI Mon 12-Feb-18 10:30:40

@GreatDuckCookery could it harm my baby?

pastabest Mon 12-Feb-18 10:32:35

I'm REALLY relaxed about this kind of thing but nope I wouldn't even eat that when not pregnant. Especially the rice, it's almost a shortcut to food poisoning.

Really want Chinese food now though.

GreatDuckCookery Mon 12-Feb-18 10:33:09

I just wouldn't take the chance of getting food poisoning OP. You probably would be ok but it's not worth being poorly for.

Tempting I know grin love leftover takeaway.

TTCI Mon 12-Feb-18 10:35:30

Ok sad feel so sad lol I was a vegetarian for a year before I fell pregnant and now I'm like a bin and all I ever want is pizza, Chinese food, KFC etc.

Thingvellir Mon 12-Feb-18 10:43:23

If it had been refrigerated, I'd have eaten it. But having left it on the side all night is an absolute no for me. This would be true for any meat dish, not just takeaway

TTCI Mon 12-Feb-18 10:46:52

@Thingvellir kicking myself lol

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