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

Coronation chicken

  • serves 6
  • Easy

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

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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.

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Ingredients

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

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.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 276
  • Fat 18.4g
  • Saturates 2.7g
  • Carbs 6.7g
  • Sugars 5.8g
  • Fibre 1.5g
  • Protein 20.1g
  • Salt 0.4g
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