How long is cooked meat good for in the fridge? I cooked several chicken breasts on sat nite, now it's tues nite and I never got around to using it in a casserole or soup. Is it still good? How long till it's not good? Thanks you.

  • Posted by: Reen
  • January 25, 2011
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innoabrd January 26, 2011
Keep in mind that often something will still be safe, but as you keep it longer, it'll start to deteriorate, flavour-wise. Mind you, I'm of the opinion that most white meat chicken doesn't have much flavour anyway...
 
virgieandhats January 25, 2011
This site is an amazing help in the area of food storage:
http://www.stilltasty.com/fooditems/index/16787

As hardlikearmour says, in the case of your item, 3-4 days for cooked chicken parts.
 
hardlikearmour January 25, 2011
They should still be fine, but I'd use them soon. USDA says 3-4 days for cooked chicken that has been properly refrigerated.
 
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