Rating: 3.64 stars
14 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 0

Use leftover Flank Steak with Lime Marinade to make these super sandwiches, also called banh mi.

Everyday Food, July/August 2005

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prep:
10 mins
total:
10 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a small bowl, stir together garlic, sugar, red-pepper flakes, vinegar, and water.

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  • In another bowl, toss together carrots, scallions,and cilantro leaves. Toss with half the vinegar mixture.

  • Split and lightly toast hero rolls; dividing evenly, layer with carrot mixture and sliced flank steak. Drizzle with remaining vinegar mixture, if desired.

Cook's Notes

A traditional Vietnamese sandwich is made with pork, but in this beef variation, the flavors are the same.

Variations

If you don't want to make steak from scratch, you can use an equal amount of sliced roast beef in its place.

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Reviews (3)

14 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: Unrated
06/29/2010
This was amazing! Very easy and VERY flavorful. I am making this for my fourth of July party.
Rating: Unrated
07/13/2008
I loved this sandwich. It was very tasty!
Rating: Unrated
03/29/2008
the original vietname sandwich doesn't need any source but the key is in its bread. it is very unique. Do you have recipe for vietnamese bread? very similar to french but somehow differ
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