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Beef Banh Mi



Using the Crispy Garlic Butter Oil and Daikon Carrot Pickles which I made earlier, I prepared this tasty Vietnamese inspired Beef Banh Mi or Vietnamese Styled Sandwich filled with saute beef with onion. I topped it with lettuce, cucumber, tomato, basil, scallion, coriander, green chili, and it's delicious!





Beef Banh Mi

Ingredients

2 Pieces (about 600 grams) of Beef Sirloin or Ribeye Steak, thinly sliced
1 Large White or Yellow Onion, peeled & sliced
2 to 3 Tbsp Light Soy Sauce
2 to 3 Tbsp Fish Sauce
2 to 3 Tbsp Sugar
Black Pepper
4 (About 6-inches) Vietnamese-Style Baguette
Crispy Garlic Butter Oil
Mayonnaise
Sriracha
Daikon & Carrot Pickles
Cucumber
Tomatoes
Red or Green Leaf Lettuce
Cilantro
Asian Basil
Green Chilies, sliced

Method

Heat a large cast-iron or non-stick pan over high heat until very hot. Add 1 Tbsp of crispy garlic butter oil to the pan, and a portion of the beef. Sauté the beef and mix a portion of onion. Season the beef with soy sauce, fish sauce, sugar, and some black pepper. When all the ingredients are sizzling fragrant and delicious,, remove from the heat and serve immediately.

Banh Mi/Sandwich: Lightly toast the baguette, sliced lengthwise, and hollow out the bread. Brush with crispy garlic butter and spread some mayonnaise. Fill one side of the baguette with lettuce, beef, daikon and carrot pickles. The fill the other side of the baguette with cucumber, tomatoes, and season with sriracha, black pepper and top with cilantro, basil, and green chilies. Sliced the sandwich into half, if desired. Serve the sandwich immediately.

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