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    Pork Banh Mi

    Posted on January 13, 2022


    Nothing beats the freshness and flavor of a Banh Mi - and this vegan Banh Mi is sure to tantalize your taste buds! With spiced plant-based pork pieces, rich sauces and the freshness of Vietnamese herbs, biting into this sandwich will be anything but ordinary!

    Prep time: 25 mins
    Cook time: 20 mins
    Makes: 6 sandwiches

    Pickled vegetables:

    • 1 Tbsp sugar
    • 2 Tbsp white vinegar
    • ½ cup water
    • 1 carrot, peeled into strips
    • 1 cucumber, seeds discarded, flesh peeled into strips 
    • 1 box Deliciou Plant-Based Pork
    • 1 tsp Chinese five spice
    • 1 tsp smoked paprika (optional)
    • 1 Tbsp maple syrup
    • 1 Tbsp worcestershire sauce (vegan)
    To assemble:
    • 3 long french baguettes, cut in half (or 6 vietnamese baguettes)
    • Vegan mayonnaise
    • Hoisin sauce
    • Cilantro and mint leaves
    1. Preheat the oven to 180C/350F. 
    2. To pickle the vegetables, mix the sugar, water and vinegar in a bowl, then add carrot and cucumber strips. Make sure the strips have been fully coated in the vinegar mix and set aside to allow the pickling process.
    3. Prepare pork according to package directions, then mix in the remaining pork ingredients above. Using clean wet hands, shape into thin, thumb sized strips. If time allows, cover and refrigerate for 10 minutes. Pan fry the pieces over medium heat in 3 Tbsp oil until golden brown all over. 
    4. While the pork cooks, cut the baguettes open horizontally so you can open them like a clam shell. Toast in oven for 3-5 minutes or until slightly crunchy. Set a timer so you don’t forget!
    5. Spread the inside of the bread with a dollop of vegan mayo and hoisin sauce. Place a few pork pieces and pickled vegetables inside, as well as cilantro and mint leaves. Serve straight away before anyone else gets word you have fresh banh mi!

    Grab your Deliciou Plant-Based Pork online and get free shipping US wide for all orders over $30.


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