Try our classic recipe for coronation chicken, then take this flavour combination further with our coronation chicken sandwich, coronation chickpea salad and coronation chicken devilled eggs. Also, discover more left-over chicken recipes.


  • 100g mayonnaise
  • 100g thick natural yogurt
  • 2 tbsp mango chutney
  • 2 tbsp medium or madras curry powder, toasted
  • 4 dried apricots, finely chopped (or 2 tbsp of raisins)
  • 2 spring onions, finely chopped
  • a squeeze lemon juice
  • ½ a small bunch coriander, finely chopped
  • ½ tsp nigella seeds
  • 400g left-over roast chicken or cooked chicken, shredded
  • 1 tbsp (optional) flaked almonds


  • STEP 1

    Mix the mayo, yogurt, chutney, curry powder, apricots and spring onions with some seasoning in a large bowl. Add a squeeze of lemon to taste, then add the coriander, nigella seeds and shredded chicken.

  • STEP 2

    Serve in jacket potatoes, salads or sandwiches, or spoon into Little Gem lettuce leaves and serve topped with a sprinkle more of nigella seeds, coriander or some flaked almonds, if you like. It will keep for 2-3 days, chilled.

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