Beef banh mi with fresh cilantro

Beef banh mi with fresh cilantro

28 ratings

Justus, developer


„Banh Mi is my favorite meal for hot days. The combination of baguette and savory meat with colorful vegetables is perfect for a picnic at the park with friends.“

Difficulty

Easy 👌
25
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
10 strips
bacon
500 g
beef
½
cucumber
1
chili
1 bunch
cilantro
½ bunch
mint
½ stalk
celery
1
onion
2
carrots
1
limes
5 tbsp
fish sauce
1 tbsp
mayonnaise
2
baguettes (small)
olive oil
salt
pepper
vegetable oil for frying
Metric
Imperial
  • 10 strips bacon
  • 500 g beef
  • ½  cucumber
  • 1  chili
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • ½ bunch mint
  • ½ stalk celery
  • 1  onion
  • 2  carrots
  • 1  limes
  • 5 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2  baguettes (small)
  • olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper
  • vegetable oil for frying

Utensils

  • frying pan
  • tongs
  • bowl
  • cutting board
  • knife

Enjoy with

Beaujolais, 2010
Chili does not mix well with tannins, so a low-tannin, fruity red such as Beaujolais is recommendable.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
495
Protein
41g
Fat
73g
Carb
164g

Step 1/7

In a frying pan, sauté bacon over medium-low heat for approx. 5 - 8 min. until crisp and golden. Set aside.
  • 10 strips bacon
  • frying pan
  • tongs

In a frying pan, sauté bacon over medium-low heat for approx. 5 - 8 min. until crisp and golden. Set aside.

Step 2/7

Cut beef into thin strips, approx. 2 cm thick.
  • 500 beef
  • cutting board
  • knife

Cut beef into thin strips, approx. 2 cm thick.

Step 3/7

Peel and seed cucumber and cut into small cubes. Remove seeds and finely cut chilies. Chop herbs. Thinly slice celery. Julienne onion and carrot.
  • ½ cucumber
  • 1 chili
  • 1 bunches cilantro
  • ½ bunches mint
  • ½ stalks celery
  • 1 onion
  • 2 carrots

Peel and seed cucumber and cut into small cubes. Remove seeds and finely cut chilies. Chop herbs. Thinly slice celery. Julienne onion and carrot.

Step 4/7

In a bowl, mix together half of the chopped cilantro and the diced cucumber. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  • salt
  • pepper
  • bowl

In a bowl, mix together half of the chopped cilantro and the diced cucumber. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.

Step 5/7

In a frying pan, sauté beef in some vegetable oil over medium-high heat for approx. 5 - 7 min. until browned.
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • frying pan

In a frying pan, sauté beef in some vegetable oil over medium-high heat for approx. 5 - 7 min. until browned.

Step 6/7

Season beef with salt, pepper, and lime juice. Deglaze with fish sauce.
  • ½ lime
  • 5 tbsp fish sauce
  • salt
  • pepper

Season beef with salt, pepper, and lime juice. Deglaze with fish sauce.

Step 7/7

Cut baguette lengthwise, but not all the way through. Spread top and bottom layer of baguette with mayonnaise. Layer with bacon, beef, vegetables, and herbs. Garnish with remainder of chopped cilantro and top it off with a drizzle of lime juice. Enjoy!
  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 baguettes
  • ½ lime

Cut baguette lengthwise, but not all the way through. Spread top and bottom layer of baguette with mayonnaise. Layer with bacon, beef, vegetables, and herbs. Garnish with remainder of chopped cilantro and top it off with a drizzle of lime juice. Enjoy!