Chicken Bánh Mì Sandwich

Chicken Bánh Mì Sandwich
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Prep: 15 mins Cooks: 10 mins

Ingredients (Serves 2)

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For the chicken

  • 1 garlic clovesgrated
  • 175 g chicken breastfinely sliced
  • 0.5 tsp chinese 5 spice
  • 1.5 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

To serve

  • 10 g coriander
  • 1 red chillideseeded and finely sliced
  • 100 g baby gem lettuce
  • sriracha saucea drizzle of
  • 50 g cucumberfinely sliced
  • 0.5 avocadofinely sliced
  • 2 wholegrain baguette

These vibrant, Vietnamese-style sandwiches make the perfect lunch. Filled with fresh, colourful, veggies that deliver a hefty dose of fibre and phytonutrients. It’s important to slice the chicken very thinly to get the correct ratio - think of these as a salad in a sandwich featuring some succulent chicken, rather than a chicken sandwich 😉.

Prep: 15 mins Cooks: 10 mins

Ingredients (Serves 2)

Metric
Imperial

For the chicken

  • 1 garlic clovesgrated
  • 175 g chicken breastfinely sliced
  • 0.5 tsp chinese 5 spice
  • 1.5 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

To serve

  • 10 g coriander
  • 1 red chillideseeded and finely sliced
  • 100 g baby gem lettuce
  • sriracha saucea drizzle of
  • 50 g cucumberfinely sliced
  • 0.5 avocadofinely sliced
  • 2 wholegrain baguette

Gather ...

Gather and prepare your ingredients.

Place t...

Place the garlic, Chinese five spice, soy sauce, maple syrup, tomato puree and sesame oil into a medium bowl and whisk to combine. Pour over the chicken, toss to coat and leave to marinade for 2-3 minutes.Slicing the chicken finely means it doesn't take long to marinade.

Place a...

Place a frying pan over medium high heat and add the olive oil. Once hot add the chicken and cook for 5-6 minutes, turning occasionally, until the flesh is completely opaque, turning dark brown in places and the marinade has reduced and turned sticky.

Slice o...

Slice open the baguettes. Fill with lettuce, cucumber, chili, avocado chicken, coriander, and drizzle with sriracha.We've served ours with our 'Quick Pickled Radish and Carrots.'

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