Betty Crocker Perfect Picnic Night Recipes (Access Hollywood Live)

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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