Quick coronation chicken sandwich

Quick coronation chicken sandwich
  • Serves icon Serves 1
  • Time icon Ready in 5 minutes

Leftover chicken is shredded and mixed with mayonnaise, yogurt, curry powder and chutney to create the ultimate sandwich filling.

Coronation chicken is a retro favourite and one of our essential street party recipes.

Fancy celebrating the coronation of King Charles? We’ve got a coronation recipe round-up for that, plus a coronation sando with a whole squidgy egg in to try.


  • Leftover cooked chicken (or 1 small chicken breast)
  • Mayonnaise
  • Greek yoghurt
  • Mango chutney
  • Curry powder
  • Coriander
  • Crusty bread
  • Watercress or baby leaf salad


  1. Take a handful of leftover cooked chicken, shredded (or poach 1 small chicken breast in water for 10 minutes, then cool and shred).
  2. Mix with equal dollops of mayonnaise and Greek yogurt, a spoonful of mango chutney and a sprinkling of mild curry powder.
  3. Season well and stir in some chopped coriander.
  4. Butter slices of crusty bread, fill with the chicken mixture and some watercress or baby leaf salad.


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