TikTok has rediscovered a recipe that involves cooking chicken in NyQuil

Gen Z is prone to bringing back trends that Millennials have long discarded like middle hair parts and low-rise jeans. Now they may have taken things a bit too far with the return of "sleepytime chicken" . TikTokers have rebranded "sleepytime chicken" as "NyQuil chicken." The dangerous recipe was first popularized on Reddit in 2017 . And yes, it is exactly what it sounds like: chicken cooked in NyQuil. The hashtag #nyquilchicken has 498,000 views on TikTok. However, most people seem to know NyQuil chicken is a joke and shouldn't be taken seriously. Consuming NyQuil chicken could potentially make you sick. While taking food and medicine together is usually fine, the act of boiling the NyQuil can have serious consequences. Another issue with cooking NyQuil is that the heat can change the chemical composition and the drugs that compose NyQuil can become aerosolized. So the next time you have a cold, consume your NyQuil and chicken separately

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