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Chicken Banh Mi

Makes 2 sandwiches - Awesome, Asian sandwich, I LOVE these things!

Makes 2

Ingredients

  • 1 Simple Grilled Chicken (click on link for recipe)
  • 1/4 english cucumber, peel lengthways, just dark green skin
  • 1 carrot, skin removed, peel strips lengthways
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon white sugar
  • pinch Kosher salt
  • 2 small french baguettes , sliced lengthways
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons Japanese Mayo
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, torn up leaves
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha
  • 1 tablespoon Honey

Directions

  1. Mix carrot, cucumber, rice vinegar, sugar, salt in bowl, make this pickle 30 minutes or 1 hour in advance
  2. In small saucepan, heat butter, honey and Sriracha cook 1 minute
  3. Cook your chicken according to my SIMPLE GRILLED CHICKEN RECIPE (but, skip the lime/lemon step). After you have cooked one side, flip, then baste. Baste generously with sauce each time you flip, when done you should have some sticky black bits
  4. Squeeze excess liquid from pickled cucumber and carrot
  5. Slice chicken, butter baguettes and get layering: bread, tablespoon each of mayo & sauce, pickled veg, chicken, lots cilantro, bread.