Easy coronation chicken served on a plate with salad

Easy coronation chicken

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(25 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins No cook

Easy

Serves 4-6

Make a classic coronation chicken filling to serve with jacket potatoes or in sandwiches and salads. It's an excellent way to use up leftover chicken after a roast

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: Per serving (6)

  • kcal463
  • fat35g
  • saturates5g
  • carbs13g
  • sugars13g
  • fibre1g
  • protein23g
  • salt0.4g
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Ingredients

  • 6 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2-3 tsp mild curry powder, to taste
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
    Cinnamon

    Cinnamon

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    A fragrant spice which comes from the inner bark of a tropical tree. When dried, it curls into…

  • 2 tbsp mango chutney
  • 1-3 tbsp sultanas, or to taste
  • 500g shredded cooked chicken
    Chicken

    Chicken

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    Chicken's many plus points - its versatility, as well as the ease and speed with which it…

Method

  1. Mix the mayo, curry powder, cinnamon, chutney and sultanas together and season with black pepper. 

  2. Add the shredded chicken and stir to coat in the sauce. Stir in 2 tbsp water to loosen if needed, then season and serve as desired.

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ant-jen
14th Aug, 2015
5.05
Absolutely delicious, didn't change a thing. Had it in a wrap for lunch, will make again and would be ideal party food too!
dustyjane
25th May, 2015
Absolutely delicious, so easy to make. Used quantities as rough guideline, forgot to use pepper (didn't miss it), added grated carrots to bulk it up a bit. A winner!
UK_GeorgiaPeach
15th Apr, 2014
5.05
I got hooked on coronation chicken when I was living in Sheffield, and this is my "go to" recipe. It's incredibly tasty, simple, and everyone I've ever made it for loves it. A friend of mine uses this recipe (it's the one I passed along to her) for huge catering events here in Georgia; it is always a huge hit! I think I'm going to the grocery store after work, and make some for supper tonight! ;)
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loisrose
20th Dec, 2013
Easy peezy! My husband was most complimentary too!! :-D I added diced dried apricots and a pinch of fresh coriander to mine as I wanted to replicate the coronation chicken that is sold on Waitrose deli counters.
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heatherjdw
11th Jul, 2013
Sorry wouldn't let me rate properly, aargh this new web-site! 4 stars
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heatherjdw
11th Jul, 2013
Added some ground cumin by mistake, and used medium curry powder. Didn't have any mango chutney but added mango salad dressing. Tastes nice definetly be making again.
philip988
19th Jan, 2013
i made this on sandwiches for work i only had chicken and pepper but added salt it was delicious
loulou250
29th May, 2012
5.05
Lovely, I added flaked almonds and used medium curry powder. Its a keeper.
mairifmack
24th Apr, 2012
Been looking for a recipe that doesn't necessarily need dried fruit as hubby not a fan. Spectacular was the response.
lindsylou
19th Nov, 2011
5.05
I added some tomato puree, & used hot chilli, lovely, left it to marinate over night. Delicious!! Thanks Joanna

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