Try Ellen K's Royal Coronation Chicken Salad Recipe 👑

Try this posh chicken salad recipe that was first created for Queen Elizabeth II's coronation in 1953.

Total Time: 1 1/2 hours

Yield: 4 to 6 servings

For the Chicken:

6 cups of shredded chicken

1 tablespoon fine sea or table salt, plus more to taste

1 teaspoon black peppercorns

1 bay leaf

1 onion

1 cinnamon stick

For the Salad:

1/2 cup mayonnaise, preferably homemade, plus more as needed

1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt, sour cream or crème fraîche

3 tablespoons mango chutney (any large mango pieces chopped smaller), plus more to taste

1 tablespoon curry paste or powder (such as Madras), plus more to taste

1/3 cup diced dried apricots or golden raisins

3 tablespoons fresh lemon or lime juice, more to taste

1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted

1/4 cup chopped cilantro, leaves and tender stems, or scallions

Fine sea or table salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Assemble the salad: In a large bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, yogurt, chutney, curry paste or powder, dried apricots or raisins, and lemon or lime juice, mixing well. Fold in the chicken, almonds, cilantro or scallion, and a little more mayonnaise if the mixture seems dry. For the best flavor, let the mixture rest for at least 30 minutes before serving." 

Their Majesties King Charles III And Queen Camilla - Coronation Day

Photo: Getty Images

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