Coronation Chicken Baguette

Take a retro English salad, load it into a classic French baguette and get the most delicious Sunday sandwich. Ever.

Let’s prep

  • 1 large French baguette
  • 2 packs Santa Rosa shredded chicken
  • 6 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 200g crème fraiche
  • 2 tbsp mango chutney
  • 2 tsp yellow curry paste
  • 2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon ground
  • 1 tsp cracked black pepper
  • 2 spring onions - finely sliced
  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • 1/2 tsp red Tabasco sauce
  • 1/2 cup toasted flaked almonds
  • 1 bunch fresh coriander roughly chopped
  • 1 cos lettuce shredded

Let’s cook

  1. In a large bowl, add the mayonnaise, crème fraiche, mango chutney, yellow curry paste, turmeric powder, cinnamon, cracked pepper, spring onions, lemon juice and Tabasco. Combine well.
  2. Fold in the chicken, toasted flaked almonds and half the fresh coriander leaves.
  3. Cut the baguette in half and spread the coronation chicken mix evenly over both sides.
  4. Top with the shredded cos lettuce and remaining coriander before gently sandwiching the bread together. Cut into generous slices.

Let’s serve

Top with a handful of pomegranate seeds (if in season). And for those that like it hot, serve with extra Tabasco sauce.


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