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Vegan Banh Mi
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Vegan Banh Mi

Our Vegan Banh Mi is made with marinated and grilled tofu, quick pickled carrots, fresh cucumbers, fresh cilantro and mint, fresh chilis, vegan sriracha mayo, and our special touch... mango!
Prep Time35 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time37 mins
Course: Brunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Vietnamese
Keyword: Vegan Banh Mi
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 647kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 small baguettes
  • 4 medium-size carrots
  • 2 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 4 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup water
  • 400 g tofu
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon five spice powder
  • 2 teaspoon mirin
  • 1 cup mayo
  • 3 tablespoon sriracha sauce
  • 1 cucumber
  • ¼ mango
  • A handful cilantro
  • A handful mint
  • 2 red chilis

Instructions

  • To pickle the carrots, combine in a small container the carrots thinly sliced, maple syrup, vinegar, salt and water. Make sure all the ingredients are perfecly combined and leave them aside.
  • Prepare the tofu. With a paper towel, remove any excess of water and cut the tofu into medium-size square pieces. Combine the soy sauce, mirin, and the five-spice powder in a shallow pan. Add the tofu pieces and leave marinating for 15 minutes on each side.
  • Combine the vegan mayonnaise and the sriracha to prepare the sauce.
  • Thinly slice the cucumber, mango and chilis. Rinse with clean water the cilantro and mint.
  • Prepare the bread by cutting it lenghtwise just on one of the sides. This will help holding the ingredients inside your sandwich while eating it.
  • Once the tofu is marinated, heat some oil on a skillet or griddle pan and cook the tofu on both sides until it turns a golden color. Leave to cool. Keep the leftover marinade for later.
  • Add some of the leftover marinade on the bread, spread some sriracha mayo on both sides, pickled carrots (draining any excess of liquid), 3 tofu pieces, the fresh ingredients and the chilis.
  • Close your Banh Mi and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 647kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 48g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 28g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 3032mg | Potassium: 566mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 10655IU | Vitamin C: 51mg | Calcium: 230mg | Iron: 4mg