As soon as I learned of the existence of this Vietnamese sandwich, also called Banh Mi , I must confess that I did not stop until I prepared it for an informal dinner of those that solve a meal for you, the day you do not want to cook at night.

I found this to be an attractive mix of ingredients and I shouldn’t be wrong, because this sandwich has been circulating for years in Vietnamese kitchens, as a result of the French colonial period in that country , which, adapting a traditional preparation, included it in a baguette.


for 4 people

  • Small size baguette4
  • Carrot4
  • Pickle12
  • Sliced ​​roast pork loin12
  • fresh cilantro in leaves16
  • Mayonnaise, 4 tablespoons
  • Soy sauce, 4 tablespoons
  • Rice vinegar, 4 tablespoons
  • Butter30g _
  • sugar, 4 teaspoons
  • Salt and pepper to taste

How to make Banh Mi or Vietnamese snack

Difficulty: Easy

  • total time20m _
  • Elaboration10m _
  • Cooking10m _
  • Repose15m _

To make this sandwich we can buy a pork loin already roasted at the delicatessen or roast a piece of about half a kilo following this recipe . Then we will continue peeling and cutting into very fine sticks , as well as the fresh cucumber . if we use canned pickles, we cut them too but in half.

In a bowl, put the sugar, the rice vinegar, mix and add the vegetables, leaving them to pair for 15 minutes or so.

Cut the roast pork loin into thin slices. Heat the butter in a frying pan, once melted add the soy sauce and lightly caramelize the pork on both sides . Let cool in the pan.

Cut the baguettes lengthwise and spread the crumb with mayonnaise , fill with the pork loin, as well as the marinated and drained carrots and pickles. Sprinkle with coriander leaves.

Banh Mi Coll