Recipe: Chicken zebra sandwiches

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Chicken zebra sandwiches. Photo / Chris Court
Chicken zebra sandwiches. Photo / Chris Court

Mix up the kids' lunchboxes with these snack-size treats that are sure to get them in the mood for school again.

Makes 12

2 x 200g chicken breast fillets, poached and shredded
1/2 cup whole-egg mayonnaise
1 Tbsp lemon juice
8 slices white bread
4 slices rye bread
1 Lebanese cucumber, thinly sliced

1 Place the chicken, mayonnaise and lemon juice in a bowl and mix to combine.

2 Top 4 white bread slices with half the cucumber and chicken mixture, and top with 4 rye bread slices and remaining cucumber and chicken.

3 Top with the remaining white bread slices and remove crusts.

4 Cut each sandwich into 3 fingers to serve.

Tips and tricks:

Zebra sandwiches also make for great party snacks and can be made with any filling, such as ham and cheese.

* For more recipes by Donna Hay click here.

What lunchbox favourites do your kids have?

- NZ Herald

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