Bahn Mi

1
Jessica Hannan

By
@PansyAlvaris

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

  • 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 large
    cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1
    handful fresh cilantro, chopped fine
  • 1 large
    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

How to Make Bahn Mi

Step-by-Step

  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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