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May 17, 2019
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Vietnamese-Style Meatball Banh Mi

Flavor packed meatballs in a crusty French baguette topped with crisp pickled veggies.

Course Appetizer, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine vietnamese
Keyword Banh Mi, meatballs, sandwich
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Author David Lee


Vietnamese-Style Slaw

  • 1 1/2 cups Daikon Radish Shredded
  • 1 1/2 cups Carrots Shredded
  • 2 Jalepenos Sliced
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 1/2 tspn Salt
  • 2 tspn Sesame Oil
  • 3 tbsp Rice Vinegar


  • 1 lb Ground Pork
  • 1 Scallion Chopped
  • 2 tbsp Chili Garlic Sauce
  • 3 Garlic Cloves Minced
  • 2 tbsp Fish Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Cilantro Chopped
  • 2 tbsp Parsley Chopped
  • 2 tbsp Basil Chopped
  • 1 tbsp Corn Starch
  • 2 tspn Salt
  • 2 tspn Pepper

Banh Mi Construction

  • 4 French Baguette 6 inches


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the daikon radish, carrots, jalepenos, sugar, salt, sesame oil, and rice vinegar. Mix well and pickle at least 1 hour.

  2. In a separate bowl, combine the pork, scallion, chili garlic sauce, fish sauce, cilantro, parsley, basil, corn starch, salt, and pepper and mix well and shape them into meatballs.

  3. Heat oil in a pan on medium-high heat and cook meatballs under thoroughly cooked.

  4. Cut a baguette in half length-wise and slather one side with sriracha mayo. Then place 3-4 meatballs on top of the mayo and top with slaw. Enjoy.


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