Smokey Jo’s Coronation Chicken Recipe

Smokey Jo’s Coronation Chicken Recipe

Of course, we wouldn’t expect you to go through the trouble of cooking your own chicken when you can easily use our smoked chicken as a luxurious and fabulously simple substitute. Why not try Smokey Jo’s Coronation Chicken? Recipe Serves 6.


8 170g Smoked Chicken Breasts
1tbsp Olive Oil
1 small Onion, peeled and chopped
1 tbsp freshly ground garam masala
¼ pint stock – use water and a ¼ stock cube
1 rounded tsp Tomato Puree
2 rounded tbsp gooseberry or apricot jam or sweet chutney
95ml Yoghurt
190 ml Mayonnaise
3 tbsp single cream
Handful chopped Hazelnut’s


To prepare the sauce – Heat the oil in a saucepan, add the onion, cover and fry very gently for 5 minutes until soft.

Stir in the garam masala and cook for a further few minutes to bring out the flavour. Stir in the stock tomato puree, strained lemon juice and jam or chutney. Stir until boiling, then simmer for 5 minutes.

Draw off the heat and strain the sauce into a basin. Allow to cool, then stir in the mayonnaise, cream, and yoghurt.

Cut the chicken into chunky pieces and arrange in a serving dish. Spoon over the curry mayonnaise and serve with plain boiled cold rice tossed in French dressing with deseeded quartered tomatoes, diced cucumber and a few seedless raisins or diced fresh pineapple added.

Finish with a handful of chopped hazelnuts.

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