Spicy Chicken Sandwiches (Banh Mi Ga)

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Total Time
2hrs 35mins
35 mins
2 hrs

Vietnamese use of fresh herbs, hot chiles, pickled vegetables, and a zesty dressing. This recipe refers to Pickled Carrot & Radishes, which makes 2 cups. Only 1/2 cup is needed here. (Eating Well, Summer 2003)

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  1. Make "Pickled Carrot & Radish" (2 hrs & 20 min).
  2. Combine lime juice and fish sauce in a small bowl.
  3. On the bottom half of baguette, put two layers of cucumber slices.
  4. Then Pickled Carrot & Radish.
  5. Then chicken slices.
  6. Sprinkle with shallot and chiles.
  7. Dribble fish sauce mixture.
  8. Top with cilantro.
  9. On the top half of the baguette, spread mayo.
  10. Replace the top and cut into two 6-inch sandwiches.