Coronation Chicken

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By Karen Dudley

Published 2012

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So named because it was prepared for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953, this old-fashioned favourite is loved in South Africa too. We add our favourite Dhanya chutney to give it an additional kick.


  • 8 deboned chicken breasts
  • tbsp grill seasoning
  • 4 tbsp


Season the prepared breasts with salt and pepper or grill seasoning. Lay them out neatly in a baking tray and drizzle with the oil and lemon juice. Bake at 180°C for 20–30 minutes until cooked. Allow to rest and cool thoroughly before s