Banh mi sandwiches recipe

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PREP TIME

15 min

TOTAL TIME

15 min

Makes

6 Servings

Banh mi sandwiches recipe

Photo, Roberto Caruso.

We've created our own version of the popular Bahn mi sandwich—adding pickled yellow beets for a great flavour twist!


Ingredients

  • 500 g lean ground pork
  • 2 tsp ground fennel
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tsp sriracha hot sauce
  • 1 baguette
  • 1/2 cup cilantro , stems and leaves intact
  • 2 mini cucumbers , peeled into ribbons
  • 2 cups yellow pickled beets , cut into matchsticks

Instructions

  • HEAT a non-stick frying pan over medium. Crumble in pork. Add fennel, garlic powder, sugar, salt and cayenne. Cook until no pink remains. Set aside to cool slightly.
  • STIR mayo with sriracha in a small bowl. Slice baguette into 6 pieces and cut each in half lengthwise. Spread mayo mixture on each piece. Divide meat mixture among sandwiches. Layer with cilantro, cucumbers and Pickled Yellow Beets.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 563,
  • Protein
  • 23 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 43 g,
  • Fat
  • 33 g,
  • Fibre
  • 3 g,
  • Sodium
  • 967 mg.