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BBQ Pork Banh Mi Sandwich

  • Author: Melissa Belanger
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Total Time: 23 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Sandwich
  • Cuisine: Vietnamese/American

Description

This easy recipe uses barbecue pulled pork to delicious sandwich topped with pickled carrots and radishes with fresh jalapeños, cucumbers and cilantro. It’s a great twist on the traditional Vietnamese sandwich thats full of protein and flavor.


Ingredients

Scale

For the banh mi:

  • 1 pound leftover BBQ pulled pork
  • 1 loaf French bread, cut into 45” pieces
  • Pickled carrots and radishes (see notes below)
  • English cucumber, thinly sliced
  • Fresh cilantro
  • Optional toppings: jalapeño, mint, mayonnaise

For the pickled vegetables:

  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt

Instructions

To make the pickled vegetables:

  1. Heat the ingredients for the brine in a saucepan until sugar and salt and melted, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and let cool.
  2. Place carrots and radishes in mason jars and pour cooled brine into the jar.
  3. Refrigerate until ready to use.

To make the banh mi:

  1. Heat pulled pork according to package directions.
  2. Slice pieces of French bread lengthwise.
  3. Divide pulled pork equally between pieces of bread and top with pickled carrots, radishes, cucumber and cilantro.

Keywords: easy, dairy free, barbecue, bbq, pork, sandwich, Vietnamese