Vietnamese baguette sandwiches, called Banh Mi, have attracted a loyal fan base. The uniqueness of these sandwiches lies with the french influenced baguette and the flavor packed, savory Viet style fillings. Leftover turkey makes a tasty Banh Mi!
Chilled cooked roast turkey chopped or shredded for 4 sandwiches (about 1 pound)
2/3 cups mayonnaise like Hellman’s
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon Asian chile sauce like Sriracha
2 green onions finely chopped
1/2 thinly sliced peeled cucumber
1 cups coarsely grated carrot
1/4 cup unseasoned rice vinegar
A handful of fresh cilantro sprigs
4 fresh white or whole-wheat baguettes
Jalapeno chiles, sliced thin
Salt and Ground pepper
Combine the carrot and cucumber with rice vinegar and let sit for 15 minutes, tossing occasionally. Chop or shred chilled cooked turkey and mix with chopped green onion and mayonnaise spiked with honey and Asian chile sauce like Sriracha.
Layer turkey with thinly sliced peeled cucumber, grated carrot, and a generous handful of fresh cilantro inside the baguette. Add more heat with thinly sliced jalapeno chiles if desired. Add salt and pepper to taste.
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