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Coronation Chicken

Coronation chicken is an easy leftover chicken recipe that can be eaten as a salad, or in a sandwich or wrap.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Course Lunch, Midweek Meals
Cuisine British
Servings 4 people
Calories 178 kcal


  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 3 tbsp plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 tsp mild curry powder
  • tbsp mango chutney
  • 2 tbsp dried apricots roughly chopped
  • 200 g leftover cooked chicken roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp almond roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh chives roughly chopped
  • salt and black pepper to taste


  • In a medium sized bowl combine the mayo with the greek yogurt, curry powder, mango chutney and dried apricots. Mix well and season to taste.
  • Add the cooked chicken and almonds and lightly mix.
  • Serve sprinkled with fresh chives.


Apricots: 2 tbsp = approx. 6 dried apricots.
Herbs: You can use fresh coriander rather than chives if you prefer.
This recipe can easily be halved to serve 2 people or doubled to serve 8.


Calories: 178kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 15gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 39mgSodium: 97mgPotassium: 267mgFiber: 2gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 320IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 40mgIron: 1mg
Keyword chicken salad, chicken sandwich filling, greek yogurt dressing, leftover chicken


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