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Banh Mi Meatball Sandwich

This Vietnamese-inspired sandwich features tender meatballs made from ground pork and spices, pickled vegetables, fresh herbs, and a spicy mayo, all served on a crusty baguette.

97% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Banh Mi Meatball Sandwich

Under 30 minutes


for 4 servings

For the pickled Carrot and Daikon

  • 1 ½ cups daikon radish (150 g)
  • 1 ½ cups carrot (180 g)
  • 2 jalapeñoes
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar

For the meatballs

  • 1 lb ground pork (455 g)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 scallion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon siracha
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • salt and pepper mix, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

For the sandwich

  • baguette
  • sriracha mayonnaise
  • fresh cilantro

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 431
  • Fat 26g
  • Carbs 19g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugar 13g
  • Protein 30g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Combine the pickled carrot and daikon ingredients in a mixing bowl. Set aside and let them pickle for at least an hour.
  2. Combine all of the banh mi meatball ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Form ping pong sized meatballs. Pan fry until browned on all sides and cooked all the way through.
  3. Put together the sandwich. Smear a layer of Sriracha mayo on one half of the baguette, add the meats, a few of the pickled carrots and daikon and some fresh cilantro. Top with other half of baguette.
  4. Enjoy!
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Banh Mi Meatball Sandwich