Low Syn Coronation Chicken | Slimming World

October 1, 2019
slimming world coronation chicken
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Us Brits have got a bad reputation when it comes to our food. Despite the fact that we’ve created some truly wonderful foodstuffs – cases in point including the Yorkshire pudding, ‘proper chips’, and of course the full English breakfast – we’re often regarded as being a bit of a laughing stock in terms of our cuisine.

But as is the case right across the globe, we’ve got good and we’ve got bad. Today’s recipe is a celebration of what I consider to be a truly first-class British offering… Coronation chicken!

You might already be familiar with its history, as it’s fairly well documented. It’s a dish that was created back in 1953 to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, and it’s since become a staple at buffets and parties for all kinds of occasions.

But regardless of its regal roots, it’s actually really easy to make, and with a few tweaks it can be very slimming friendly. It’s also a perfect way to use up any leftover chicken you might have, or even turkey for a Boxing Day sarnie.

Here’s what you need to know…

slimming world coronation chicken

For the full ingredients list and detailed instructions, see the recipe card at the end of this post. Make sure you check out this important information first though…

Okay, so what about the Syns?

If you’re following the Slimming World plan then you’ll be pleased to know that most of the ingredients in this recipe are Syn free. You will need to count Syns for mango chutney and the mayonnaise though.

Depending on the brands you choose to use, it’s going to be approximately 4 Syns per serving. Make sure you do the calculations so you know exactly what you need to count!

If you’re a calorie counter, then there’s 280 calories per portion of this Slimming World coronation chicken recipe.

How to serve your Slimming World coronation chicken

I love serving this on top of a piping hot jacket potato. Simply add a side salad to make sure that you’re getting your speed food.

Alternatively, it makes a great slimming friendly lunch when used as a sandwich filling for your Healthy Extra B.

coronation chicken sandwich

Choosing fruit for your coronation chicken

These days, there are tons of different variations of coronation chicken out there, and you’ll notice that many of them include different types of fruit.

Currants, raisins, mango, apricots… They’re all options. Personally though, I like to simply add chopped apple. It adds a nice crunch to the texture, and it’s also probably the most convenient option.

Of course though, if you want to shake things up a bit, or you want to use up a few bits and bobs that you have in your fruit bowl, then by all means go for it.

Just make sure that you tweak the Syn or calorie value accordingly!

Products you’ll need for this recipe

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This is almost definitely the easiest recipe that I’ve ever published here on Slimming Violet. You literally just chop a few things up, chuck them a bowl, and give them a good old mix. You don’t even have to turn on your oven, and there’s practically no washing up.

So you definitely don’t need to rush out and buy any fancy equipment.

A sharp knife and a decent mixing bowl will serve you well, if you do fancy upgrading your utensils.

Have you tried my other slimming friendly chicken recipes?

If you’ve got some chicken in your fridge or freezer, then you’re never too far away from whipping up a beautiful slimming friendly dinner.

My chicken fajita pasta is Syn free, and perfect if you love authentic Mexican flavours.

slimming world chicken fajita pasta
Alternatively, if you’re in the mood for a fakeaway, why not try my Chinese chicken fried rice?

slimming world chinese chicken fried rice

And last but not least, you really can’t beat a chicken kiev when it comes to comfort food. Mine’s Syn free, and perfect served with chips and salad…

slimming world chicken kiev

Low Syn Coronation Chicken

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: British
Servings: 1
Calories: 280kcal


  • 1 chicken breast skinless, cooked, chopped into chunks
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tbsp mango chutney
  • 1 tbsp light mayonnaise
  • 30 grams Quark
  • 1/2 apple chopped into chunks
  • 1 squeeze fresh lemon juice
  • 1 small handful of coriander or parsley, to serve optional


  • In a bowl, combine the curry powder, mango chutney, light mayonnaise, Quark, and lemon juice. Mix well, to ensure the curry powder is combined with the sauce and no grainy bits remain.
  • Add the chicken and the apple, and mix well again. Season to taste, and sprinkle over your chosen herbs if desired.
  • Serve and enjoy!


The nutritional and Syn values provided are carefully calculated and correct at time of publication but may not always be completely accurate.
If you're serious about sticking rigidly to your plan, it's always worth doing your own calculations for extra peace of mind - and remember, we may be using different brands or variations of ingredients which can significantly impact the nutritional and Syn values!
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Calories: 280kcal

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