Crunchy Coronation chicken salad

Crunchy Coronation chicken salad

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(28 ratings)

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 breasts
  • 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…

  • 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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5th Aug, 2011
13th Jul, 2011
This is amazing! Such an interesting and complex flavour, certainly livens up salad! We used a "posh" mango chutney, it had mustard seeds etc in, I think you need a better chutney as a cheap one would be too vinegary. I ate my mine with a bit of mayonnaise and it was fantastic! Can't wait to have it again!
10th May, 2011
This was delicious. My husband has said we can definetly add this to our favourites. I didnt have any mango chutney, so I made my own version, I used 1 ripe mango, chopped into cubes, with a teaspoon of cumin, two tablesoons of sugar, a large knob of ginger finely chopped, a good squeeze of lemon juice and half a red chilli...and left it to reduce for a while on low heat...its was yummy, and went really well with the yoghurt. I made the creamy version of this dish.
8th Mar, 2011
It was quite good but not one of my favourites.
16th Jan, 2011
So Quick and So more "ish" added some spinach and rocket in with the watercress. Would recommend to everyone!
10th Jun, 2010
Lovely. Goes nice with the potato salad with curried mayo. defo make again.
2nd Jun, 2010
Amazing meal, very taste and easy to prepare. Instead of using lemon juice, I added lime. Tasted just as great. Would recommend to anyone!
12th Oct, 2009
My sister and I really enjoyed this dish. I pan fried the chicken first to seal the flavour and then placed in the oven, it takes much longer than 12 mins to cook!! I added in some home grown cherry tomates, the sweetness worked really well, definitely be doing this dish again!!
22nd Sep, 2009
Light healthy and fresh! Out of necessity i had to prepare it with fresh mango cubes instead of the chutney. (I didnt have any at home) - It worked well. Next time I'll try it with chutney.
6th Sep, 2009
Has anyody mixed 'mayo' with the chutney instead of the yoghurt?


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