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How long will cooked chicken stay fresh?

In an effort to start eating better during the week, I've decided to start grilling up batches of chicken breasts on the weekends for use in salads/sandwiches and such during the week, hopefully having it ready to go will prevent me from getting lazy with the take-out.

My question is how many days should they stay edible in the refrigerator if properly sealed?

I am thinking they should last at least 4 days giving me enough to use during the week, but I don't want to get myself sick trying to eat healthier.

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