Definition of coronation chicken in English:

coronation chicken

Line breaks: cor¦on|ation chick¦en

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[mass noun]
  • A cold dish of cooked chicken served in a sauce flavoured with apricots and curry powder.


so named because the dish was created for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953.

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