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Banh Mi "Vietnamese" Sandwiches
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
French Baguette, with a mayo & Sriracha spread, cucumber slices, chosen protein: Turkey, Pork or Egg, pickled vegetables (carrots, daikon, onion), cilantro and mint.
2 French baguettes
Salt and pepper
1 English cucumber
Tofu - 1 package of extra firm, sliced into ½-inch thick pieces & Go-Chu-Jang Sauce
If Using Pork:
To make the marinade: Combine the honey, soy sauce, fish sauce, ground ginger, and salt in a small bowl and whisk to combine. Place the pork loin into a ziplock bag and pour the sauce into the bag. Marinade at least an hour.
Prepare grill to a medium heat. Remove the pork from the marinade and place on the grill. Grill 5 minutes on one side, then flip and grill 3 minutes more, or until the internal temperature registers at 145 F. Remove from the grill, cover, and let rest for 3 minutes.
If Using Tofu:
Cover tofu slices with Go-Chu-Jang Sauce, salt, and pepper let marinate until ready to cook.
Fry the tofu slices over medium heat in skillet for 5 minutes per side.
Remove the tofu from the heat and set aside.
If Using Egg:
Heat skillet over medium-low heat. Add butter. Cook your eggs as you desire; sunny side up, over-easy or scrambled (beat the eggs with a fork until well blended). Don't forget to top with salt and pepper.
Cut cucumber into 6-inch pieces and then thinly sliced lengthwise
Combine the mayonnaise and Sriracha in a small bowl and mix (test the proportions to suit your taste).
Cut baguettes into 4 6-inch pieces and then sliced lengthwise (do not cut through)
Spread the Dressing on both the top and bottom inside of the baguette.
Add cucumber slices on the bottom half.
Add 2 or 3 slices of your protein.
Stuff sandwich pickled Vegetables.
Top with cilantro.