Crunchy Coronation chicken salad

Crunchy Coronation chicken salad

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins


Serves 2
Ready in a flash and healthy too. Put those take away menus back where you found them!

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily halved

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal399
  • fat24g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs10g
  • sugars9g
  • fibre2g
  • protein37g
  • salt0.78g
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  • 2 skinless chicken breast
  • 1 tsp mild or medium curry powder
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 2 tbsp mango chutney (we like Bay Tree)
  • 1⁄2 lemon



    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 1⁄2 cucumber, sliced into sticks
  • 50g bag watercress



    With deep green leaves, and crisp, paler stems, watercress is related to mustard and is one of…

  • 2 tbsp toasted flaked almond


  1. Toss the chicken breasts with the curry powder and 1 tbsp of the oil. Heat a large non-stick pan and cook the chicken for 5-6 mins on each side until golden and cooked through, then cut into strips.

  2. Whisk together the remaining oil and mango chutney with a good squeeze of lemon juice. Then, in a large bowl, toss with the cucumber, watercress, chicken and most of the flaked almonds. Divide between two bowls, scatter with the rest of the almonds, and enjoy with some crusty bread on the side.

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Comments (27)

nicolerobinson's picture

I made the creamy version of this recipe and used pine nuts instead of almonds....we'll certainly be eating this again it was delicious!

bethocallaghan's picture

I had some curry paste in - so used that instead of the powder and olive oli combination. I served it with some naan bread.

zempants's picture

So easy to make it's great for making in large quanities if you have friends over on a summers evening.

karina_ams's picture

With temperatures of 28C outside this was a perfect evening diner! Fresh, light and a tangy surprise of the watercress. I loved the chutney/chicken combination!

samgoose's picture

This was delicious! I made the creamy version with new potatoes and added raisons to make it more "coronationy". The natural yoghurt and mango chutney dressing was delicious.

hexane's picture

This was easy to make and tasted good but I thought it was stretching it a bit to describe it as Coronation Chicken.

mamite's picture

This was absolutely scrummy, very quick to prepare and I'll definitely make it again!


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