Banh Mi (Asian Sandwich)

Recipe by Brenda Sun
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine the first five ingredients; cover and let stand for 15 mins to and hour; then drain.
  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Combine the chili garlic sauce and 1 1/2 teaspoons of sugar; stir well. Place pork on the rack of a small roasting pan or broiling pan coated with cooking spray. Spread 2 tablespoons of the chili garlic mixture evenly over pork; sprinkle the pork with 1/2 teaspoon salt.
  • Bake at 400°F for 20 minutes or until a thermometer registers at 155°F (slightly pink) Cool; cover, and refrigerate.
  • Combine mayo and the remaining chili garlic mixture; cover and refrigerate.
  • Cut each baguette horizontally. Cutting into but not completely through. Spread mayo garlic mixture evenly on cut sides. Thinly slice the pork; divide evenly between baguettes. Top evenly with carrot mixture, arrange 8 cucumber slices and 8 cilantro sprigs on each baguette. Top evenly with the green onions and jalapeno. Press gently to close; Cut each baguette in to four servings.
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