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.


  • 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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