Coronation Chicken

The recipe originates from the coronation of Queen Elisabeth II in 1953 but I have based mine loosely on the recipe of my friend Chris who puts carrots into his coronation chicken. A lot of people put raisins or sultanas into it (shudder), I don’t. I put pineapple into mine.
Here is the recipe for a small bowl, enough for one person for lunch:

1 grilled chicken breast
3 slices of tinned pineapple
1 grated carrot
1 big dollop of light mayonnaise
1 tsp of curry powder (do not use turmeric or otherwise it will taste bitter)
1 pinch of cayenne pepper
1 tiny dollop of ketchup
salt and pepper to season

Cut the chicken breast into small pieces and put into a bowl. Add the grated carrot, mayonnaise and the rest of the ingredients and mix well. I also put a little bit of juice from the pineapple to it to make it a touch creamier.
This is an ideal sandwich filler but also goes well with a baked potato for example.

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