The Dinner Planner

 

Banh Mi

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Servings 4

Ingredients
 

  • crunchy baguette or rolls
  • rotisserie chicken - shredded
  • chicken pate
  • kewpie mayonnaise
  • 2 lebenese cucumber - julienned
  • 2 carrots - julienned (use a mandoline)
  • 2 spring onions - finely sliced
  • 1 red chilli - finely sliced
  • ½ cup coriander leaves

Pickled Radish

  • ½ bunch radish - or daikon, julienned (use a mandoline)
  • ¼ cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt

Banh Mi Seasoning

  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 garlic cloves - crushed

Instructions
 

  • Make the pickled radish by combining all the ingredients with ½ cup water and set aside for 10 minutes. Do this before preparing the vegetables.
  • In a small bowl combine the soy sauce, fish sauce, sugar and garlic for banh mi seasoning. Stir well to dissolve sugar.
  • To assemble the Banh Mi, cut the baguette/roll in half (but not all the way though). Spread the pate and mayonnaise on the bottom. Cover with shredded chicken. Top with julienned carrot and cucumber, pickled radish, spring onions, chilli (if using) and coriander leaves. Sprinkle over seasoning.

Tips and Variations

GLUTEN FREE - with GF Rolls 
VEGETARIAN -  Replace the chicken with marinated and fried tofu. Marinate tofu in a little hoisin, soy and garlic and pan fry. Skip the pate and add some sriracha to the mayo. 
 

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