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This easy banh mi (Vietnamese sandwich) recipe features crunchy sweet-and-sour pickles, rich and tender chicken finished with a tangy lime mayo and fresh cilantro for a healthy, mouthwatering meal.

Robin Bashinsky
Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 2019

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active:
10 mins
total:
40 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine water, vinegar and sugar in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat. Add carrots and cucumber; cook for 1 minute. Let cool completely, about 30 minutes. Drain.

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  • Mix mayonnaise, lime juice, fish sauce and pepper in a small bowl. Refrigerate until ready to use.

  • Split baguette portions horizontally. Hollow out the tops and bottoms, leaving a 1/2-inch border. Spread the mayonnaise mixture on the top halves. Layer chicken, the carrot mixture and cilantro on the bottom halves. Top with jalapeño, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

435 calories; protein 23.2g; carbohydrates 56.9g; dietary fiber 9.3g; sugars 10.6g; fat 16.4g; saturated fat 3.4g; cholesterol 44.1mg; vitamin a iu 8799.2IU; vitamin c 7.7mg; folate 23.4mcg; calcium 41mg; iron 0.9mg; magnesium 27mg; potassium 370.5mg; sodium 917.3mg; added sugar 4g.
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