Bánh Mì Sandwich

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Bánh Mì Sandwich

Summary

Yield
Servings
SourceAdapted from http://battleofthebanhmi.com
Prep time1 hour
Cooking time15 minutes
Total time1 hour, 15 minutes

Description

Vietnamese bánh mì sandwiches are a great way to use a lot of garden-fresh veggies. They have an endless variety of options for fillings. An Asian-French fusion, they often use liver pate as a base, or other boldly cooked meat such as black pepper pork (below). You can also try marinated turkey/chicken, shrimp, or firm tofu or seitan. Then top it off with a sweet and tangy carrot-daikon pickle.

Ingredients

1 pound
pork chops, shoulder or loin
2 cloves
garlic
2 tablespoons
fish sauce
2 teaspoons
sugar
1 tablespoon
black pepper
2 tablespoons
shallots (or onion)
1/4 cup
vegetable oil
1 teaspoon
sesame seed oil
   
veggie filling
   
dressing
1  
carrot-daikon pickle
1  
baguette

Instructions

Mix all marinade ingredients and add slices of pork. Allow everything to marinade for at least 1 hour in the refrigerator.

Heat up frying pan with a little extra oil. Lay slices of pork in one layer at a time. When one side is cooked, flip to other side to finish cooking.

Cut 5-inch slices of baguette and assemble sandwiches with pork, veggie fillings, any dressing, and carrot-daikon pickle.