Tender poached chicken and tangy, sweet, shallot-tarragon jam fill this flavorful sandwich that’s perfect to pack as part of a picnic or sack lunch. Add a side of herbed potato salad for a bright and healthy lunch.
Game plan: The poached chicken can be made 1 day ahead, covered, and refrigerated. The shallot jam can be made up to 3 days ahead, covered, and refrigerated.
For the shallot-tarragon jam:
To assemble the sandwiches:
Beverage pairing: Louis Bouillot Crémant de Bourgogne Rosé, France. A lovely, simple sparkler made from Pinot and Chardonnay in Burgundy, this rosé is light and delicate and will perform flawlessy alongside the chicken. Its pinkish-red fruit and hint of sweetness will also make it a natural partner for the shallot jam.