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Banh Mi

Banh Mi

Wandering how to make Banh Mi, the famous Vietnamese pork rolls? Here is an easy and quick way to prepare this spicy sandwich.

20 November, 2018
Average: 1.6 (28 votes)

Type of dish

serves for


total time

2 HR 28 MIN


400 g, steak, cubed
1 clove, finely chopped
2 - 3 cm, fresh, finely chopped
Soy sauce
2 tbsp
Hoisin sauce
2 tbsp
Fish sauce
1 - 2 tbsp
1, finely sliced into strips
100 g, finely sliced into strips
Rice vinegar
1 - 2 tsp
Sesame oil
2 tbsp
1, sliced into strips
Chili pepper
4 rolls
4 sprigs, to garnish


How to make Vietnamese banh mi

  • Put the pork meat in a bowl.
  • Add the garlic, ginger, soy, hoisin and fish sauce and mix well.
  • Cover and put in the refrigerator to marinate for around 2 hours.
  • Blanch the carrot and celeriac in salted water for 1-2 minutes, quench in cold water and drain well.
  • Mix with the vinegar and leave to infuse.
  • Remove the meat from the marinade and fry in a wok or frying pan in hot oil for 1-2 minutes, stirring.
  • Add the onion and fry briefly.
  • Drizzle over the marinade and a little water and braise for a further 1-2 minutes until cooked.
  • Season to taste with chilli powder.
  • Cut the rolls open lengthways and fill with the meat.
  • Scatter the vegetables over the top and serve garnished with sprigs of coriander.

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