How to make it

  • Original Coronation Chicken
  • 1. Skin the chicken and cut into small pieces and grill it until cooked.
  • 2. In a small saucepan, heat the oil, add the onion and cook for about three minutes, until softened.
  • 3. Add the curry paste, tomato puree, wine, bay leaf and lemon juice.
  • 4. Simmer, uncovered, for about 10 minutes until well reduced.
  • 5. Strain and leave to cool.
  • 6. Puree the chopped apricot halves in a blender or food processor or through a sieve.
  • 7. Beat the cooled sauce into the mayonnaise with the apricot puree.
  • 8. Whip the cream to stiff peaks and fold into the mixture.
  • 9. Season, adding a little extra lemon juice if necessary.
  • 10. Fold in the chicken pieces, garnish with watercress and serve.
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  • My Easy Coronation Chicken
  • Chop up the chicken meat and add all the other ingredients to it. Watercress is so hard to find, I just use fresh sprouts or lettuce.
  • Serve as a sandwich or a nice cold salad. It's really nice for girlfriend luncheons, tea, and picnics.
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    " It was excellent "
    lor ate it and said...
    Oh my goodness HttpMom. I must begin by saying that the picture you have of Queen Elizabeth looks exactly like my mother back in the day. Thank you for an excellent "5" fork recipe.
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    angieaugusta ate it and said...
    looks good!Great post.
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    " It was excellent "
    misslizzi ate it and said...
    Very nice. Not sure which one I'll make first. Maybe I'll make this every June 2nd!
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    " It was excellent "
    jenniferbyrdez ate it and said...
    Lovin this. Just lookin at the Queen when she was younger is a trip.
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    " It was excellent "
    kukla ate it and said...
    Hello, HttpMom ...I love getting background info on recipes like this -- it turns a recipe into an 'event'...Fantastic post, I like BOTH versions!! Deserves my 5.... Thankyou.
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  • danadooley 14 years ago
    My grandma used to talk about this dish but I've never made or tasted it. Good to finally know the recipe.Thank you for sharing and for your time saving version.
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