Coronation-style chicken sandwiches recipe

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15 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 82 kCal 4%
Fat 3g 4%

Our coronation chicken sandwiches are the perfect way to spice up your packed lunch! The classic British sandwich filler coats succulent chicken in curried, creamy yogurt mayonnaise. This coronation chicken sandwich filler is a brilliant way to use up leftover cooked chicken and it makes a nice change from regular chicken and salad or chicken and sweetcorn.


  • 150g (5oz) cooked chicken
  • 2tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2tbsp Greek yogurt
  • 1tbsp mango chutney
  • ½tsp curry paste or curry powder
  • 1 heaped tbsp chopped fresh coriander
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 slices white bread
  • 2 handfuls of baby spinach leaves


  • Shred the chicken, then chop it fairly finely.

  • Mix together the mayonnaise, Greek yogurt, chutney, curry paste or powder, coriander and seasoning. Then mix in the chopped chicken.

  • Spread the mixture evenly over the slices of bread. Put a few spinach leaves on to 3 of the slices. Sandwich slices together. Cut off crusts and cut sandwiches into quarters.

Top tip for making Coronation-style chicken sandwiches

You can either use leftover roast chicken or poach a chicken breast and let it cool

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