bahn mi

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Jessica Hannan
from Austin, TX

I love Asian food in any way shape and form, and these Vietnamese sandwiches do the trick!

serves 4
prep time 30 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For bahn mi

  • SHRIMP
  • 1 lb
    shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemongrass paste
  • 2 inch stick
    ginger, peeled and minced
  • 4 clove
    garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1/4 c
    soysauce
  • 1/4 c
    sunflower oil
  • VEGGIES
  • 3 c
    spring salad mix, shredded
  • 1 lg
    cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1
    handful fresh cilantro, chopped fine
  • 1 lg
    jalepeno, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 c
    red onions, thinly sliced
  • PICKLED CARROTS/DAIKON
  • 1 c
    carrots, cut into matchsticks
  • 1 c
    daikon radishes, cut into matchsticks (if you can get them)
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    white vinegar
  • EVERYTHING ELSE
  • 4 Tbsp
    mayonnaise
  • 4
    submarine rolls
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How To Make bahn mi

  • 1
    For the Shrimp: Mix the lemon grass paste, ginger, garlic, soy, and sunflower oil in another bag. Add the shrimp and set to the side.
  • 2
    Prep pickled carrots/daikon by mixing in a ziplock bag: Vinegar and sugar. Once sugar is dissolved, add carrots and daikon, seal and set aside.
  • 3
    Let both sit for 30 minutes. Prep the rest of the veggies.
  • 4
    After 30 minutes, preheat a wok/non stick skillet over medium high heat. Place a oven rack 6 inches from heat and preheat oven to broil.
  • 5
    Add shrimp to the pot and stir fry until done. Split the submarine rolls and broil until toasted, cover the inside with mayonnaise.
  • 6
    Fill the rolls with equal amounts of lettuce, pickled carrots, cilantro, jalepenoes and red onions, then place shrimp on top and close.
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