Pork Banh Mi Vietnamese Sandwich

Pork Banh Mi Vietnamese Sandwich

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Refreshing sandwich! Easy to make, but requires time due to marinating meat and pickling vegetables. Versatile by adding garlic, mustard, ginger or other ingredients to the mayonnaise or adding pate. Can be made spicy by adding extra peppers or sriracha sauce. Let your imagination and tastebuds play!

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Ingredients

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-- SLAW--
1/2 cup water; (warm)
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup unseasoned rice wine vinegar
1/2 cup carrot; (julienned)
1/2 cup daikon radish; (julienned)
kosher salt; pinch
-- MEAT MARINADE--
1 1/2 pounds pork shoulder or loin; (precut at Asian grocery or by butcher very thinly sliced)
1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 cloves garlic; (crushed)
2 tablespoons shallot; (chopped)
1 1/2 tablespoons black pepper; (fresh ground)
1 tablespoon soy sauce; (DragonFly Brand)
2 tablespoons fish sauce; (Golden Boy Brand)
1 1/2 teaspoons sesame oil
4 tablespoons grapeseed oil
-- SANDWICH INGREDIENTS --
2 baguette bread; (very thin and crusty)
sandwich sauce; (recipe follows)
mayonnaise; (egg, full fat)
1 english cucumber; (halved crosswise and sliced lengthwise into 1/8-inch-thick pieces)
2 jalapeno pepper; (seeded and sliced lengthwise into 1/8-inch-thick pieces)
20 spigs cilantro
-- SANDWICH SAUCE --
1/2 cup lime juice; (fresh)
2 teaspoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon fish sauce
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil; (toasted)
2 tablespoon grapeseed oil
2 teaspoon garlic; (minced)
1/3 cup sugar, white
1/3 cup water; (cold)
Whisk together in bowl until sugar disolves.

Original recipe makes 4 Servings

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Preparation

Slaw Instructions: Combine warm water, sugar, vinegar and salt and whisk until sugar is dissolved and let cool. Choose a pitcher or bowl with a lip that can be used for pouring mixture. Peel, wash and cut daikon & carrots to desired thin matchstick size. Combine both together in bowl and blot dry with paper towel. Fill carrot & daikon mixture into a tight lid jar, bowl or similar non-reactive container. Pour liquid mixture into carrot & daikon container until covered. Close lid and let it pickle for at least 1 hour, preferably overnight.

Meat Instructions: Combine all marinade ingredients (except for pork) in a plastic bag. Let all ingredients dissolve in oil, then add slices of pork. Allow everything to marinate for at least 1 hour or up to 24 hours in the refrigerator. If refrigerated overnight, let come to room temp before pan frying. Heat up frying pan, cook slices of pork one layer at a time. When one side is cooked, flip and finish cooking. Do not overcook.

Assembly Instructions: Split bread lengthwise and brush both sides of bread liberally with the sandwich sauce then with a smear of mayonnaise. Place pork on the bottom of baguette. Layer meat with a single layer of cucumber slices, pickled carrot and daikon (drained and blot dried), a few slices of jalapeno pepper and top with sprigs of fresh cilantro with stems. Cut each sandwich in half for 2 servings or cut into 2 inch sections and secure with long picks for hor d'oeuvres and serve.

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"I recommend pairing it (i.e., SIMULTANEOUSLY) with this recipe  There are a couple Pho Beef Noodle Soups recipes to choose from or buy from restaurant, Break the sandwich recipe down into two days. One day to prep and marinate veg and beef and make sauce. I also doubled everything." babycharles babycharles

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Well worth the prep time. My family loved this fresh sandwich.
Nolala 10 months ago
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