Coronation Chicken Sandwich

Coronation chicken sandwich


10 mins 


80 mins 


This delicious coronation chicken recipe is packed full of flavour.


  • 1 kg whole organic chicken
  • 1.5 litres water
  • 2 large onions, sliced
  • 1 carrot, roughly sliced
  • 2 sprigs tarragon
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 4 teaspoons medium curry powder
  • 2 teaspoons tomato puree
  • 1 teaspoon light muscovado sugar
  • 4 dollops Hellmann's Real Mayonnaise
  • 200 g low-fat crème fraîche
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • handful sultanas
  • 8 slices of deseeded wholegrain bread
  • 1 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 spring onions, chopped

  1. Amount per Serving
Title Amount per Serving
Energy 897.2 kcal
Protein 60.21 g
Sugar 23.29 g
Fibre 7.84 g
Fat 49.55 g
Saturated fat 14.53 g


  1. Place the chicken in a large saucepan and add the water, 1 onion, carrot, tarragon and bay leaf. Bring to the boil and then simmer slowly, poaching the chicken for 1 hour untilcooked. Leave chicken to cool in the liquid. Remove chicken and retain 200ml of the liquid.

  2. In a separate frying pan, heat the oil. Cook the remaining onion for 3-4 minutes on medium heat, until softened but not brown. Add the curry powder, tomato puree, muscovadosugar and retained chicken liquid. Bring to the boil, and pass through a fine sieve.

  3. When completely cool, add the Hellmann’s Real Mayonnaise, creme fraiche, lemon juice and sultanas to the curry mix. Shred the chicken into bite sized portions and mix thoroughly with the coronation sauce.

  4. Lay out four slices of the bread, spoon on the chicken spread equally across the 4 sandwiches, sprinkle on some chopped coriander and spring onions. Now top with remaining slices of bread. Serve immediately