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Ham Banh Mi

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Ham Banh Mi

Filed under: Dinner, Lunch, Smart choice

preparation time

00:60 60min

Cooking time

00:00 0min


  • 200 g Olymel ham, sliced thin
  • 2 small 25 cm (10 in) baguettes
  • 2 tbsp. salted butter, softened
  • ½ small Lebanese cucumber, sliced thin
  • 30 ml fresh cilantro leaves
  • 80 g pickled vegetables
  • 45 ml mayonnaise
  • 30 ml Hoisin sauce
  • Jalapeño peppers, sliced thin (optional)
  • Sriracha or other hot sauce (optional)

Pickled vegetables

  • 40 g carrots, julienned
  • 40 g Daïkon radish, julienned
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1 tbsp. rice wine vinegar
  • Salt to taste


Pickled vegetables

  1. In a small bowl, mix the sugar and vinegar.
  2. Add the julienned carrots and Daïkon and a pinch of salt, mix well and refrigerate one hour.


  1. Spread the insides of the baguettes with butter.
  2. In a bowl mix the Hoisin and mayonnaise.
  3. Spread the insides of the baguettes with the mayonnaise mixture. Top with thinly sliced ham, pickled vegetables, cucumber slices, jalapeño slices and cilantro leaves.
  4. Finish with the hot sauce.