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Quick chicken question.

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Smurfgirl Mon 30-May-05 18:12:47

If I cook a chicken breast, am I ok to leave it for a few hours before eating it? Should I put it in the fridge or just leave it wrapped in foil on the counter top?

And can I reheat it once I have cooked it? It will have been cooked from fresh. TIA.

WigWamBam Mon 30-May-05 18:14:27

Put it in the fridge. Then either eat it cold, or make sure that it's piping hot when you reheat it.

Smurfgirl Mon 30-May-05 18:19:37

Can i reheat it in the microwave?

I know these are stupid questions, sorry!

WigWamBam Mon 30-May-05 18:22:20

As long as you make sure it's really heated through then yes. Cover it, otherwise it might dry it out too much.

desperatehousewife Mon 30-May-05 18:23:12

you shouldn't really re-heat chicken - but if you do you should really blitz it in the micro so it's piping hot all the way through - but then the chicken takes on a horrible texture and taste in my opinion. Cold chicken is yummy!

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