These Vietnamese-inspired Banh Mi sandwiches are loaded with pork, veggies and a variety of flavors like sesame, ginger, lime, cilantro and jalapeño.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
25 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Trim fat from meat. Cut meat crosswise into 1/2-inch slices. Press each piece with the palm of your hand to make an even thickness. In a small bowl, combine Asian sweet chili sauce and soy sauce. Brush sauce mixture onto pork slices. In a greased grill pan or extra-large skillet, cook meat over medium-high heat for 4 to 6 minutes or until slightly pink in center and juices run clear, turning once.

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  • In a large bowl, combine cucumber, sweet pepper, carrot, green onion, salad dressing and lime juice.

  • Place meat slices on the bottom half of the baguette. Top with vegetable mixture, cilantro leaves, jalapeno slices and top half of baguette. Cut into portions to serve.

Nutrition Facts

220 calories; protein 19.2g 39% DV; carbohydrates 26.3g 9% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 6.2g 25% DV; sugars 4.5g; fat 4.3g 7% DV; saturated fat 0.4g 2% DV; cholesterol 36.9mg 12% DV; vitamin a iu 2474.8IU 50% DV; vitamin c 24.5mg 41% DV; folate 18.2mcg 5% DV; calcium 49.5mg 5% DV; iron 2.5mg 14% DV; magnesium 25.2mg 9% DV; potassium 369.4mg 10% DV; sodium 480.6mg 19% DV.