Planning a picnic? We have lunch sorted. All of its elements can easily be made ahead of time and quickly packed up for a beautiful day outdoors. When you’re ready to eat, lay out everything separately and let your friends and family help themselves.
SERVES 4 // COOKING TIME 25 min
¼ cup red wine vinegar
1 red chilli, chopped
Sea salt and cracked red pepper
1 red onion, peeled and thinly sliced
1 roast chicken, skin removed, deboned and shredded
½ cup mayonnaise
¼ butter lettuce
1 tomato, sliced
¼ cup basil, chopped
8 slices sourdough bread
1. Bring the vinegar, chilli, 1 tsp salt and 1 cup water to the boil. Remove from the heat, add the onion and set aside for 10 minutes to pickle.
2. Mix the chicken and mayonnaise.
3. Divide the chicken, lettuce, tomato, pickled onion and basil between 4 slices of bread. Season and sandwich with the remaining bread.