Banh Mi Recipe

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A banh mi is a delicious and popular Vietnamese sandwich that you can make at home. Here, marinated and savory pork is layered with homemade pickled vegetables and creamy mayo in a crisp and chewy baguette.
Dinner
Vietnamese
20
ingredients
6
steps
135
minutes
Dom Lorenzo received his Bachelor of Science in Culinary Science at an international culinary arts school. He is a chef, recipe developer and food stylist who has previously worked as a chef de partie for the luxury Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group. He specializes in Asian cuisine but is also well-versed in classic French cuisine.

Ingredients

Servings:
3
For the Pork
1 lb
pork tenderloin
2
cloves garlic, minced
1
small shallot, minced
2
stalks lemongrass, bruised and chopped
1/4 cup(s)
vegetable oil
1
lime, juiced
1 tblsp
sugar
1 tblsp
fish sauce
1 tblsp
soy sauce
For the Pickled Vegetables
1/2
lime, juiced
1 tblsp
fish sauce
1 tsp
sugar
1
clove garlic, minced
1-2
red chilis, minced
1/4 cup(s)
chopped cilantro or mint
1/2 cup(s)
thinly-sliced carrots
1/2 cup(s)
thinly-sliced daikon radish
For the Banh Mi
3
mini French baguettes
1/3 cup(s)
mayonnaise
2 tblsp
Kecap Manis (sweet soy sauce)

Directions 6 steps | 135 Minutes

Step 1

Marinade the pork. Combine all ingredients for the marinade in a resealable bag. Add pork tenderloin and allow to marinate for 2-4 hours in the refrigerator.

Step 2

Prepare the pickled vegetables. Mix together lime juice, fish sauce, sugar, garlic, red chili and cilantro in a bowl. Toss in carrots and daikon. Chill until ready to serve.

Step 3

Take pork out of the fridge and discard the marinade. Grill for 5-7 minutes on both sides. Set aside to rest for 10 minutes.

Step 4

Slice baguette in half and toast. Spread a thin layer of mayonnaise on both halves. Top one half with pickled vegetables.

Step 5

Carve pork into thin slices.

Step 6

Fill the baguette with pork. Drizzle banh mi sandwiches with Kecap Manis. Slice sandwiches in half and serve. Enjoy!

Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
1425
FAT
51.4 g
PROTEIN
66.8 g
CARBS
175.6 g

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