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

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

30 mins
25 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

  • 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

1 portion
220 calories; protein 19.2g; carbohydrates 26.3g; dietary fiber 6.2g; sugars 4.5g; fat 4.3g; saturated fat 0.4g; cholesterol 36.9mg; vitamin a iu 2474.8IU; vitamin c 24.5mg; folate 18.2mcg; calcium 49.5mg; iron 2.5mg; magnesium 25.2mg; potassium 369.4mg; sodium 480.6mg.

2 lean protein, 1 1/2 starch, 1/2 vegetable