Beef banh mi with fresh cilantro

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Julie

Julie

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Difficulty

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

Ingredients

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

Utensils

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

Nutrition per serving

Cal
495
Protein
41 g
Fat
73 g
Carb
164 g
  • 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 g 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
    • chili
    • 20 g cilantro
    • 10 g mint
    • ½ stalks celery
    • onion
    • 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
    • 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!