Vietnamese Sandwiches

Recipe: Vietnamese Sandwiches

Ingredients:

  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup carrot, peeled and grated
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced white onion
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons jalapeno chile, finely chopped
  • 1 − 16″ long baguette
  • 4 teaspoons low−fat mayonnaise
  • 3/4 pound cooked chicken breast or pork
  • tenderloin, sliced 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon five−spice powder
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro

Instructions:

  1. With chef’s knife, mash garlic and salt into a paste. Transfer to a mixing bowl and add vinegar and sugar, stirring to dissolve.
  2. Add carrots, onions and chilies. Toss to coat. Set aside. Slice baguette into 4 equal lengths. Split each piece horizontally.
  3. Spread cut sides with mayonnaise. Arrange the meat on the 4 bottom halves. sprinkle with lime juice and 5−spice powder.
  4. Top with the carrot salad and a shower of cilantro leaves. Cover with bread tops and serve.

Number of servings (yield): 1

Meal type: breakfast

Culinary tradition: Vietnamese

My rating: 4 stars:  ★★★★☆ 1 review(s)