Chicken is a food that is enjoyed by many people. It is very versatile and can be cooked in a variety of ways. Chicken should always be cooked thoroughly until the juices run clear. It can be fried, baked, broiled, grilled, and sauteed. Once chicken is cooked, it should be eaten as soon as possible or refrigerated within 2 hours after it reaches room temperature. Cooked chicken will stay good in the refrigerator for 3 to 4 days.