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Coronation Chicken


CD  MC  British  10mins



This is a simple version of the famous recipe which dates back to the 1950s and which was created in celebration of Queen Elizabeth II coronation


Serves   4      Cold   Leftovers Poultry  Fruit  Spices  Vegetables Main Course  Britain England English  Europe




450g/1lb  Cooked (leftover) Chicken

8 tbsp Mayonnaise

200g/7oz Tinned Apricots

2 teasp Mild/Medium Curry Powder (or more to taste)

8 Spring Onions, very finely sliced





1. Drain the apricots then liquidise until smooth or pass through a sieve.


2. Shred the chicken and place in a large mixing bowl together with the remaining ingredients. Mix well.


3. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. Serve with Salad.


Serving Suggestions

Serve on salad leaves


Main Equipment required to make this Recipe


Liquidiser or large sieve

Mixing Bowl





Tips, Options and Substitutions


Replace the tinned apricots with 2 tbsp Apricot Jam

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