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I cooked some chicken, ham and leek pie filling on Saturday afternoon but I ran out of pastry to use it all up, so I put the leftovers in the fridge. Today is Tuesday, so do you think I should use it? Chicken was fully cooked in the mix and will need to recook in the oven in the pastry.


Posted by jemsoli, 10th December 2013


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  • Cool! Really very interesting reading the comments to this!


  • Chicken for that period of time should be fine; just always give it the smell and touch test if concerned.


  • l would use it,up to 3 days is suitable,thats the advice that was given to me.


  • Up to 3 days it should be ok. But if in doubt throw it out is my rule


  • I would furor if there is No smell at all


  • I would use it as long as it is within 3 days.


  • i would use it .


  • there are some good comments here


  • i dont think i would eat it


  • Agree with Scottie, after that our Border Collie has any leftovers, meat only no bones.


  • we try to keep to a three day rule – after three days it is out


  • yes it lasts for 3-4 days if cooked and covered properly


  • I have had leftovers in fridge longer than that and they were fine :)


  • it should be alright until tomorrow


  • Did you end up using it?


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