Coronation Chicken is the classic British recipe loved by all. You can have it as a potato filling, in a sandwich or salad. A perfect family meal!
- 4 baking potatoes, washed
- 60ml (4 tbsp) mayonnaise
- 60ml (4 tbsp) Greek yogurt
- 6g (1 tbsp) curry powder
- 45ml (3 tbsp) mango chutney
- salt and pepper, to taste
- 40g (¼ cup) sultanas
- 450g (1lb) cooked chicken, torn into pieces
- 5g (1 tbsp) flaked almonds, toasted
- Preheat the oven to 200ºC / fan 180ºC / 400ºF / gas mark 6.
- When the oven has reached temperature, place the potatoes in a baking dish and cook for 40 minutes.
- After the allotted time, crank the oven’s heat up to 220ºC / fan 200ºC / 425ºF / gas mark 7, then bake the potatoes for a further 20 minutes.
- While the potatoes are cooking, stir the mayonnaise, yogurt, curry powder and chutney in a large bowl until a smooth sauce is formed.
- Season to taste then tip in the sultanas and cooked chicken, and mix until everything is covered with the sauce.
- Once the potatoes have finished cooking, remove them from the oven, make an incision in each and open them up.
- Top with the coronation chicken filling and sprinkle with almonds.
Serve with a green salad. Enjoy!
- Feel free to play with the different ratios of mayonnaise, yogurt and chutney.
- Tweak the spice level by adjusting the curry powder used.
- If you’re not a fan of sultanas, you can omit it from the recipe and substitute it with another dried fruit such as apricot, or simply leave it out altogether!
- Creme fraiche can be used instead of Greek yogurt.
- If you’re a fan of celery, you can use some chopped celery in the recipe.
- Category: Main Course
- Method: Bake
- Cuisine: British
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