Beef banh mi with fresh cilantro
Time: 25 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time
Nutrition: Calories ca 495 / Protein 41g / Carbohydr. 164g / Fat 73g
Ingredients (4 servings)
|5 tbsp||fish sauce|
|vegetable oil for frying|
frying pan, tongs, bowl, cutting board, knife
Chili does not mix well with tannins, so a low-tannin, fruity red such as Beaujolais is recommendable.
In a frying pan, sauté bacon over medium-low heat for approx. 5 – 8 min. until crisp and golden. Set aside.
frying pan, tongs
10 strips bacon
Cut beef into thin strips, approx. 2 cm thick.
cutting board, knife
500 g beef
Peel and seed cucumber and cut into small cubes. Remove seeds and finely cut chilies. Chop herbs. Thinly slice celery. Julienne onion and carrot.
0.5 cucumber / 1 chili / 1 bunches cilantro / 0.5 bunches mint / 0.5 stalks celery / 1 onion / 2 carrots
In a bowl, mix together half of the chopped cilantro and the diced cucumber. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
salt / pepper
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
Season beef with salt, pepper, and lime juice. Deglaze with fish sauce.
0.5 lime / 5 tbsp fish sauce / salt / pepper
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 / 0.5 lime