Coronation chicken pasta salad

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This makes the perfect office lunch and can be prepped in advance and stored in a jar in the fridge.


salt and milled pepper

4 County Fair skinless chicken breasts

1 tbsp ground turmeric

2 tbsp medium curry powder

2 tbsp canola oil


1 cup buttermilk

½ cup chutney

a handful of fresh coriander, chopped

2 tsp medium curry powder

500g pasta screws, cooked

1 can peach halves, drained and diced


  • Season chicken generously with turmeric and half the curry powder.
  • Heat oil in a large pan and fry chicken for 8-10 minutes or until cooked through and golden. Set aside and slice once cooled.
  • Combine buttermilk, chutney, coriander and curry powder. Season.
  • Place cooked pasta into a large bowl and add chicken.
  • Toss through dressing, coating evenly.
  • Fold in peaches and season well.
  • Spoon into serving bowls, sprinkle with fresh herbs, and add a squeeze of lemon.
Cook’s note: Any short-cut pasta like macaroni would work too.