Turkey Banh Mi

With its refreshing flavors, this sandwich -- a take on the Vietnamese banh mi -- is perfect the day after Thanksgiving. It combines turkey with spicy mayonnaise, fresh, crisp vegetables, and fragrant cilantro. Precise measurements aren't necessary; fill as you like.

Turkey Banh Mi

Source: Martha Stewart Living, November 2009


  • Chilled cooked turkey
  • Mayonnaise
  • Asian chile sauce (such as our favorite, Huy Fong Sriracha)
  • Thinly sliced peeled cucumber
  • Grated carrot
  • Generous handful of fresh cilantro
  • Whole-wheat baguette
  • Jalapeno chiles, sliced, if desired


  1. Chop chilled cooked turkey, and mix with mayonnaise spiked with Asian chile sauce.

  2. Layer turkey with thinly sliced peeled cucumber, grated carrot, and a generous handful of fresh cilantro inside a whole-wheat baguette. Add more heat with sliced jalapeno chiles if desired.


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