(sometimes capital) a dish of cold cooked chicken in a mild creamy curry sauce
These Food Names Aren’t What You Think They AreWhen you see mountain oysters on the menu, don’t expect a lovely plate of mollusks caught at the base of Black Mountain in San Francisco Bay.
Word Origin for coronation chicken
C20: so-called because it was served at the coronation lunch of Elizabeth II
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