4-Ingredient Royal Coronation Chicken Salad Recipe Deserves a Curtsey by 30Seconds Food

4-Ingredient Royal Coronation Chicken Salad Recipe Deserves a Curtsey

What the heck is coronation chicken? Basically, it's a curried chicken salad recipe with royal ties. Coronation chicken was invented in 1953 to be served at the Queen's Coronation. Cool, right? 

At King Charles' coronation lunch on May 6, 2023,, he and Camilla will dine on a spinach, broad beans (aka fava beans) and cheese quiche. You can make that coronation quiche to celebrate the royal coronation with, or take Queen Elizabeth's recommendation with her coronation chicken salad. Here's the simple coronation chicken recipe you can make at home. The chicken salad is a simple combination of mayonnaise, curry powder, mango chutney, shredded chicken and chopped celery. 

The creamy curried chicken salad makes a lovely lunch or even a delicious dinner.

Cuisine: British
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 6


  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 - 3 teaspoons curry powder
  • 2 tablespoons mango chutney
  • 4 cups cooked shredded or diced chicken
  • 2 ribs celery, chopped (optional)

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Combine the mayonnaise, curry powder and mango chutney. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Fold in the chicken and celery, if using. Refrigerate until ready to serve. 

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What a great lunch idea...
Elisa Schmitz
Never tried it but can't wait to. How fun!
Yummy recipe! 😋

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