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Vietnamese Sandwiches

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From EatingWell:  May/June 1996

Leftover cooked chicken breast or pork tenderloin combine with crunchy carrots and onion in this take on banh mi, a traditional Vietnamese sandwich.

4 sandwiches | Active Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. Mash garlic and salt into a paste with the flat side of a chef’s knife. Transfer to a mixing bowl and add vinegar and sugar, stirring to dissolve. Add carrots, onions and chiles; toss to coat.
  2. Slice baguette into 4 equal lengths. Split each piece horizontally. Spread the cut sides with mayonnaise. Arrange the meat on the 4 bottom halves. Sprinkle with lime juice and five-spice powder. Top with the carrot salad and cilantro leaves. Cover with the bread tops.

Nutrition

Per serving : 353 Calories; 6 g Fat; 1 g Sat; 1 g Mono; 74 mg Cholesterol; 44 g Carbohydrates; 36 g Protein; 7 g Fiber; 734 mg Sodium; 389 mg Potassium

2 1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 vegetable, 4 very lean meat