Fulfilling a craving for bánh mì, a cheap and delicious sandwich of various meats, pickled vegetables, and fresh herbs layered on a tremendously crisp baguette.
Making a beeline for the nearest Vietnamese sandwich shop.
Simulating the crunchy, meaty, tangy flavor combination with a refreshing quick-pickled mix of shredded vegetables and grilled, five-spice-seasoned pork.
To capture the satisfying appeal of bánh mì sandwiches, we developed this streamlined version made with grilled pork tenderloin seasoned with five-spice powder. In less time than it takes for you to seek out that elusive bánh mì eatery, you can pull together the piquant mix of pickled crunch and savory meat that makes these sandwiches a joy to munch.
HOW THIS QUICKIE WORKS
- Crunchy bits of daikon and carrot are quick-pickled in a tangy, spicy, slightly sweet brine
- Pork tenderloin is simply seasoned, grilled, and sliced
- A schmear of spicy mayonnaise adds extra zest to the sandwiches