Caramelized Pork Banh Mi

A  French Inspired Vietnamese Sandwich!
Difficulty: Easy
Prep Time: 1 hour
Cooking Time: 15 minutes

1 lbs. cooked pulled pork
2 french baguette or sub bread
pickled carrots & daikon radish (recipe below)
sprigs of cilantro
6 fresh basil leaves
4 green onions
2 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp Gachujang sauce
1 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp Mirin
1/4 tsp sesame oil
Maggi sauce (see below)

Cooking Tools

Large fry pan/ skillet

Small mixing bowl 

Heat cooked pork on medium heat.  Add; soy sauce, Gachujang, sugar mirin, sesame oil and cook until sauce start to caramelize. Prepare buns and cut length wise without cutting through the hinge.  Pull out some of the bread to create room for the rest of the ingredients.  Heat buns in oven until slightly toasted.  Fill buns with pork the dash some drops of the Maggie sauce on the inside bun.  Add layer of the cilantro, basil leaves, green onions and pickled carrots & daikon.

Pickled Carrots & Daikon


1 carrot, julienne

1 small daikon, julienne

1 cup white vinegar

1 cup sugar


Place vinegar and sugar in a small mixing bowl and whisk.  Add in carrots and daikon and pickle at least 1 hour or overnight. 

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