Coronation Chicken Sandwich

On sourdough with watercress and mango chutney.


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp onion or 1 shallot finely chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup red wine
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp brown sugar
  • 200 g mayonnaise
  • 125 g sour cream or unsweetened whipped cream
  • 1 bbq chicken shredded
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 2 tsp dijon mustard
  • 8 slices sour dough
  • 8 tbsp mango chutney
  • 2 bunch water cress


  • heat olive oil in a small pan on medium heat
  • Add the onions, curry powder and bay leaf and simmer for 2 minutes, stirring frequently
  • Add the wine, tomato paste and water and bring to a simmer
  • add the lemon juice, sugar salt and pepper and continue to simmer another 2 minutes, then remove from heat and allow to cool completely
  • While the sauce cools combine the sour cream, mayo and mustard in a large mixing bowl
  • Whisk the cooled sauce into the mayo bowl, then fold in the chicken til fully coated
  • lay a bed of water cress on a slice of bread, followed by some chicken, spread another slice with chutney, top and serve with chips (crisps)