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Little Gem lettuce leaves loaded with coronation chicken, presented on a platter with a silver serving spoon

Coronation chicken

Published: May 26, 2021 at 4:58 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 6

Use up left-over roast chicken to make this classic that's as great as a filling for sarnies and jacket potatoes as it is for spooning into crisp lettuce leaves or over salads

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal276
fat18.4g
saturates2.7g
carbs6.7g
sugars5.8g
fibre1.5g
protein20.1g
salt0.4g
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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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Method

  • 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.

Head this way for more leftover chicken recipes

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