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Coronation Chicken Recipe
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Coronation Chicken

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"A creamy chicken and mango dish with a spicy curried mayonnaise dressing, is something fresh and different that always brings interest and recipe requests. Served cold with a crisp garden or rice salad. This also makes a wonderful sandwich filling."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    40 mins
  • READY IN

    2 hrs

Directions

  1. In a large pot, cook chicken in lightly salted boiling water for 20 minutes. Drain, cool, and cut into 1/2-inch strips.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together chicken strips, raisins, and half of the mango.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix together mayonnaise, curry powder, chutney, and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper, then toss gently with chicken mixture. Stir in half the nuts. Transfer to a platter, and garnish with remaining mango strips and cashews.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 08, 2008

This is a fantastic traditional little dish that i have grown up eating in England. If you want it lower in fat go half and half with low fat mayo and half fat creme fraiche. Add a dash of worscestershire sauce for a twang and have it in a sandwich or on a Jacket Spud(large potato baked in the oven in its skin until the skin is crispy and the inside fluffy and lovely!) I tend to prefer chopped dried Apricots and sultanas to fresh mango, for more of a kick used spicy mango chutney! Yum!!!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
May 07, 2010

This is not traditional coronation chicken. It is a nice enough chicken salad, but definitely not the original recipe created by Constance Spry for the Queen herself! I would omit the cashews.

 

28 Ratings

May 26, 2005

We really enjoyed this. Presented on a bed of lettuce leaves it looked really impressive. Even my mother asked for the recipe after having this at a family gathering. Will definatley be making this again, great with guests.

 
Mar 06, 2006

Wicked good! I didn't include the cashews and used regular rasins and lime juice as I forgot to purchase lemons. This came out great and will be very tasty to eat for my dinner during the upcoming week. I put it on a bed of brown rice. I'm going to try it with reduced fat mayo or maybe plain yogurt to make it a little healthier. A+!!

 
Apr 03, 2006

I'm not a big fan of curry, so I only put in 1/2 a teaspoon. Otherwise I didn't change anything. I enjoyed the dish,which is something to be said for a curry dish. Looks like the leftovers will be good on pita bread for lunch.

 
Oct 02, 2005

Excellent, just like my mum used to make.

 
Nov 09, 2009

I heated this with a milk sauce to serve over rice. It was super delicious! I was skeptical about the raisins but they turned out to be the best part.

 
Oct 28, 2009

Good but be careful with your mayo. Olive oil mayo makes for a slimy feeling in the mouth in this dish.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 476 kcal
  • 24%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 27.9 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 70 mg
  • 23%
  • Fat
  • 30 g
  • 46%
  • Fiber
  • 2.4 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 26.5 g
  • 53%
  • Sodium
  • 366 mg
  • 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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