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Curried Coronation Chicken

Step into the world of royal flavors with our Curried Coronation Chicken. This classic British dish, created for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, combines tender chicken with a luscious curry-spiced dressing. Bursting with fruit and nut accents, this regal dish is fit for a queen and perfect for elevating your luncheons or gatherings.
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The Story

Curried Coronation Chicken is a celebration of textures and flavors. Succulent chicken, dressed in a creamy blend of mayonnaise and yogurt, is elevated by the warmth of curry spices. The addition of sweet apricots, raisins, and crunchy almonds creates a harmonious medley that's both luxurious and comforting. Whether served in sandwiches, wraps, or on a bed of greens, this dish is a royal treat for your taste buds.


2 cups cooked chicken, shredded or diced
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup Greek yogurt
2 tablespoons mango chutney
1 tablespoon curry powder
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/4 cup raisins
1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted
Salt and black pepper (to taste)
Fresh cilantro (for garnish)
1/4 cup dried apricots, chopped
4 Servings

Prep Time:

0 Hrs 15 Mins

Cook Time:

0 Hrs 20 Mins

Total TIme:

0 Hrs 0 Mins



In a large bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, Greek yogurt, mango chutney, curry powder, and Dijon mustard until well combined.


Add the cooked chicken to the dressing, tossing to coat evenly.


Fold in the chopped dried apricots, raisins, and toasted slivered almonds.


Season the mixture with salt and black pepper to taste, adjusting as needed.


Cover the bowl and refrigerate the Curried Coronation Chicken for at least 1 hour to allow the flavors to meld.


Before serving, garnish with fresh cilantro for a burst of freshness.


Serve the Curried Coronation Chicken in sandwiches, wraps, or on a bed of salad greens.

Tips for this recipe

For added crunch, toast the slivered almonds in a dry pan over medium heat until golden brown before adding them to the Curried Coronation Chicken mixture. This enhances their nutty flavor and provides a delightful texture contrast.

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