Recipe: Chicken Banh Mi

This yummy lunch idea takes just a few minutes to prepare.



1/4 cup (60 ml) mayonnaise

1 tbsp (15 ml) mirin

2 tsp (10 ml) hoisin sauce

2 tsp (10 ml) hot pepper sauce (sambal oelek, sriracha, etc.), or to taste

1/8 tsp five spice powder

Banh Mi

1 baguette

2 cups (340 g) cooked chicken, cooled and torn into large pieces

1 Lebanese cucumber, julienned

1 carrot, julienned

1 green onion, thinly sliced

Cilantro leaves, as desired



In a large bowl, whisk together all the ingredients.

Banh Mi

Slice the baguette open lengthwise. Spread the inside of the baguette with half of the mayonnaise. Cut the bread into 3 or 4 sections.

In the bowl, toss the chicken with the remaining mayonnaise to coat well.
Spoon the chicken salad onto the bread. Garnish with the cucumber, carrot, green onion and cilantro.

Recipe courtesy of Ricardo