Banh Mi Sandwich Recipe

This simple Vietnamese recipe is a beautiful fusion between French and Vietnamese cuisine that is borne out of French colonial rule of the area. It is extremely popular as a lunch in Vietnam and widely available on the side of the stret. The sandwhich typifies the variety of ingredients that are grown in Vietnam's south in the Mekong river delta. It will surely liven up any lunchtime.

Ingredients in this Vietnamese Food Recipe

  • 2 small crispy baguettes
  • Mayonnaise
  • Soy sauce
  • 6 slices of pork
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 bunch coriander
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 tablesppon brown sugar
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 40g of rough pate
  • sesame oil
  • 1 large red chilli
  • sliced ginger
  • 1 lime



1. Chop the cucumber and carrot into smal strips, chop the chilli into rough slices and seperate the coriander into sprigs. Chop the bread down the centre to allow ingredients inside the sandwich. If you like your bread warm put the bread in the oven for 3 minutes at around 180C or in a toaster.

2. Sprinkle the soy sauce on the base of the baguette then spread the Mayonnaise on top as well as half the rough pate then sprinkle half a teaspoon of sugar on top.

3. Place 3 slices of pork in the baguette then put the carrot and cucumber strips on top. Add the ginger and chilli and coriander.

4. Add the coriander and salt and pepper to taste as well as a squeeze of lime.