Coronation Chickpeas

  • 15MINS
  • 10MINS
  • 261KCAL

Protein packed, fruity and filling, we've given the classic Coronation Chicken a vegetarian twist while keeping it light and slimming friendly!

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NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories261
  • Carbs37g
  • Protein15g
  • Fat3.9g
  • Saturates0.5g
  • Sugars18g

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For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card below. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb!

We have given the classic Coronation Chicken a slimming friendly, veggie makeover! Chickpeas are the ideal choice if you’re looking for a meat-free version or if you’d like to cut down on your meat consumption. Full of protein, filling and low fat, they perfectly complement the creamy curry dressing.

We’ve used fat free Greek yoghurt to make the dressing instead of mayonnaise, to keep the calories and Points down without compromising on the creamy taste that’s essential for this recipe!

Coronation Chickpeas are super versatile. Not only can it be a tasty, light lunch if served on a bed of mixed salad, but you can take it along on a picnic to serve over crackers or a wholemeal roll. For something more substantial, try it as an alternative tasty topping on a jacket spud!

What diets is this Coronation Chickpeas recipe suitable for?

Coronation Chickpeas is suitable for vegetarian and gluten free diets.

You can make Coronation Chickpeas vegan and dairy free if you were to simply switch the fat free Greek yoghurt for a dairy free alternative.

Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Coronation Chickpeas recipe?

  • This Coronation Chickpeas recipe is worth 5 Points per portion if you’re on WW Green.
  • This Coronation Chickpeas recipe is worth 0 Points per portion if you’re on WW Blue.
  • This Coronation Chickpeas recipe is worth 0 Points per portion if you’re on WW Purple.

Do you need any special ingredients to make Coronation Chickpeas?

We’ve used simple, easy to find ingredients in this recipe so you should be able to pick them up in most supermarkets!

You’ll need a food processor or stick blender to get the smooth consistency needed.

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A stick blender like this one from Amazon makes light work of blitzing the mango to a smooth consistency.

You’ll need a small saucepan to simmer the mango until tender, like this one.

How many calories are in this Coronation Chickpeas recipe?

There are 261 calories per portion in this Coronation Chickpeas recipe, which means it falls into our Everyday Light recipe category. If you’re counting calories or following one of the popular diet plans like Weight Watchers, this recipe fits in perfectly!

NHS guidelines suggest men should aim for 2,500 calories per day to maintain a healthy body weight, and women require around 2000 calories. Each person has different calorie requirements depending on their goal, so you may want to adjust your daily calorie intake according to your own personal goal.

Step 1

Place the mango in a small saucepan with 2-3 tbsp water and the red wine vinegar. Cover and bring to a simmer over a low heat for 10 minutes or until the mango becomes soft and begins to fall. Riper mangoes will need less cooking than unripe ones.

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Step 2

When soft, remove from the heat and set aside for 10 minutes to cool, before blending to a puree.

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Step 3

In a large bowl, mix the mango puree with the yogurt, curry powder, garlic granules and sweetener.

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Step 4

Stir in the chickpeas, peppers, onions and coriander.

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Step 5

Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve with your choice of accompaniment.

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What could I serve with this Coronation Chickpeas?

The perfect party dish or a light meal served with salad or in a sandwich! Try with some of our picnic favourites:

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How do you know when Coronation Chickpeas is cooked?

You’ll need to cook the mango in this Coronation Chickpeas recipe for around 10 minutes or until it is soft. The rest of the ingredients don’t need cooking!

Here in the UK, the standard advice is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and maintained that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep you and your family safe!

How long can you keep Coronation Chickpeas in the fridge?

Once you’ve served this recipe, you’ll ideally need to eat it within 4 hours.

You can store any leftovers of this Coronation Chickpeas in the fridge for around 3 days. Make sure that you allow them to cool before putting them in a container with a lid and chilling in the refrigerator.

Can I freeze Coronation Chickpeas?

This recipe is best enjoyed fresh due to the yoghurt used, or it could lose the consistency. We don’t recommend freezing Coronation. Chickpeas. This recipe is so easy to make, it’s well worth rustling up a batch from scratch!

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Coronation Chickpeas

Protein packed, fruity and filling, we've given the classic Coronation Chicken a vegetarian twist while keeping it light and slimming friendly!
  • Prep Time
    15 MINS
  • Cook Time
    10 MINS
  • KCals 261
  • Carbs 37G
  • WW Points:
  • 5 Green
  • 0 Blue
  • 0 Purple

Ingredients

  • 1 tin chickpeas 400g tin, drained and rinsed
  • ½ small red onion finely chopped
  • ½ red pepper finely diced
  • 1 small mango peeled and cut into small chunks
  • 100 g fat free Greek yoghurt
  • 2 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp mild curry powder
  • 1 tsp granulated sweetener or sugar
  • ½ tsp garlic granules
  • a small bunch of coriander chopped
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2-3 tbsp water

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Instructions

  1. Place the mango in a small saucepan with 2-3 tbsp water and the red wine vinegar. Cover and bring to a simmer over a low heat for 10 minutes or until the mango becomes soft and begins to fall. Riper mangoes will need less cooking than unripe ones.
  2. When soft, remove from the heat and set aside for 10 minutes to cool, before blending to a puree.
  3. In a large bowl, mix the mango puree with the yoghurt, curry powder, garlic granules and sweetener.
  4. Stir in the chickpeas, peppers, onions and coriander.
  5. Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve with your choice of accompaniment.

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Rachel BowlerMonday 1st March 2021

Yum yum yum…going to have to make this one…delicious

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    HollyTuesday 2nd March 2021

    Hey Rachel, hope you enjoy trying this one!

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