Pork Banh Mi
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Serves: 2
  • 2 pork fillets
  • 1 onion (peeled and finely sliced)
  • 1 tbpsn sesame oil
  • 1 tbpsn sambal oelek
  • 2 tspn rice wine vinegar
  • Handful of fresh coriander
  • 2 lemongrass stalks (peeled and finely chopped)
  • 1 red pepper (finely sliced)
  • 2 carrots (peeled and then grated)
  • Half a cucumber (seeds removed and chopped into thin slices)
  • 2 small chillies (seeds removed and finely chopped)
  • Handful of watercress
  • Ground black pepper
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 2 tbspn sesame seeds
  • 1 white baguette (ends removed, cut in half and then each half sliced in the middle)
  1. Heat a large frying with the sesame oil. Flatten the pork using a meat hammer/ rolling pin and then roughly slice the pork into thin strips. Add the pork to the pan with the onions, pinch of salt and the red chillies. Cook on a medium heat for around 10 minutes.
  2. Add the carrots, peppers, cucumber, coriander, lemongrass, watercress, lime juice, rice wine vinegar and black pepper to a large mixing bowl. Stir in the sesame seeds and then add the onions and pork once cooked. Mix everything together.
Recipe by A Modern Rose at http://www.amodernrose.com/banh-mi/