Recipe by DrGaellon
Adapted from a recipe by Sonny Chiba at allrecipes.com. He notes "The garlic chili sauce is common in Asian sections of markets but Indonesian sambal or Korean chili paste can also be substituted. Beer or red wine is the beverage of choice for this authentic recipe of French influenced Vietnamese cuisine ."
- 4 (4 ounce) pork chops, boneless, from the loin, and cut 1/4 inch thick
- 1 medium cucumber, peeled and sliced in half lengthwise
- 4 (7 inch) French baguettes, split lengthwise
- 4 teaspoons mayonnaise (to taste)
- 2 tablespoons chile sauce with garlic
- 1⁄4 cup fresh lime juice
- 1 small red onion, sliced into rings
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
- kosher salt, to taste
- ground black pepper, to taste
Directions See How It's Made
- Sprinkle pork chops lightly with salt and pepper. Broil in a preheated broiler until medium-rare and browned on the outside, 2-3 minutes on a side.
- Scrape seeds out of cucumber with a spoon. Cut in thin strips, or use the large holes of a shredder. Set aside.
- Spread mayonnaise on both cut surfaces of each baguette. Place one of the cooked pork chops into each roll. Spread chili sauce directly on the meat. Sprinkle with a little lime juice and top with onion, cucumber, cilantro, salt and pepper. Finish with another quick drizzle of lime juice.