Betty Crocker Perfect Picnic Night Recipes (Access Hollywood Live)

Betty Crocker's bahn mi sandwich Betty Crocker's bahn mi sandwich

Now that summer is here, it’s the perfect time of year for an outdoor movie night with friends & family!

Betty Crocker’s food editor Kristen Olson stopped by Access Hollywood Live to share some great recipes for the perfect picnic basket for your family-friendly, kid-friendly – or just inexpensive date night! — outdoor movie night!

Vietnamese Picnic Sandwich (Bahn mi)

(Prep time: 15 mins)

(Serves 4)


1 loaf (10 to 12 inch) baguette French bread, split lengthwise

12 oz roasted chicken, pulled into pieces, or sliced deli cooked turkey

4 oz thinly sliced cooked ham

1/2 cup chopped cilantro

1 small cucumber, peeled, cut in half lengthwise, seeded and cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices

5 lettuce leaves, torn

2 to 3 tablespoons teriyaki sauce


- Place baguette halves cut side up on work surface. On bottom half of baguette, layer chicken, ham, cilantro, cucumber and lettuce.

- Drizzle teriyaki sauce over all. Cover with top half of baguette. Wrap in waxed paper or plastic wrap. Refrigerate until ready to pack, but no longer than 24 hours.

- When ready to serve, cut baguette into 4 equal sections, cutting through waxed paper.

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