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Coronation chicken

 12 ratings

Prep Time:5 mins

Cooking Time:40 mins

Serves:4 Adults


Coronation chicken

Chicken is a low fat, lean meat that can be used in many dishes. This recipe incorporates it in a creamy sauce.



  • 4 lean chicken fillets, around 520g / 1lb 2½ oz.
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 small onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon of curry powder
  • 150ml / 5½ fl oz. of water
  • 1 heaped teaspoon of tomato puree
  • 1 x 125g / 4½ oz. pot of low-fat natural yoghurt
  • Black pepper, to taste


  1. Gently heat a tablespoon of oil in a frying pan
  2. Add the onion and cook on a low heat until soft
  3. Place the chicken on the pan and cook until it is golden
  4. Add a little water and cover the pan to stop the chicken from becoming too tough
  5. After a couple of minutes, add the curry powder and the tomato puree
  6. Coat the chicken with the mix, and then add the remaining water and pepper
  7. Simmer for 20 minutes
  8. When the sauce is cooked, remove the pan from the heat
  9. Stir in the yogurt


What you will need

  • Chopping board
  • Chopping knife
  • Frying pan
  • Measuring jug(for liquids)
  • Wooden spoon

Serving suggestions

Serve with a side salad when eaten cold or boiled brown rice when eaten hot.

"This dish can be eaten hot or cold. Also remember to wash your hands after handling raw chicken"

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