3 years ago

Meatball Banh Mi

Spicy, delicious banh mi sandwiches
originated in Vietnam. Served on a soft baguette, they typically include meat,
cilantro, cucumbers, mayo and pickled vegetables. Here’s our take on this
popular sandwich!

4 servings

Preparation time: 30
minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons packed light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha, plus more for topping
  • 1 baguette, sliced into 4 pieces
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 1-2 carrots, shredded
  • 1 cucumber, sliced
  • 1 bunch cilantro, chopped

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400 F.
  2. Combine pork, egg and breadcrumbs and form
    into meatballs. Place meatballs on a rimmed baking sheet.
  3. Mix brown sugar, lime juice, fish sauce,
    soy sauce and sriracha; drizzle over meatballs, reserving a little bit of the
    sauce.
  4. Bake the meatballs for 25 minutes, spooning
    the remainder of the sauce over the meatballs toward the end of the cook time.
  5. Slice
    baguette pieces lengthwise and spread mayo on bottom half of each. Top with
    shredded carrot, cucumber, cilantro and cooked meatballs. Top with more
    sriracha. Serve warm.