Beef Banh Mi Bites

Here’s a fun bite-size take on Banh Mi, a popular Vietnamese sandwich that’s gaining popularity in the U.S., especially southern California.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 24

1/4
cup shredded carrot
1/4
cup julienne (matchstick-cut) daikon radish
1/4
cup finely chopped cucumber
1
to 1 1/2 teaspoons sriracha sauce
1
teaspoon rice vinegar
1
tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/4
cup chopped cilantro
24
slices (1/4 inch thick) baguette French bread
1/2
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/4
teaspoon five-spice powder, if desired
6
slices deli roast beef, cut in quarters (1/3 lb)

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, stir together carrot, radish, cucumber, sriracha sauce, vinegar, lime juice and cilantro. Set aside.
  • 2 Arrange bread slices on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until lightly toasted.
  • 3 In small bowl, stir together mayonnaise and five-spice powder. Spread 1 teaspoon mayonnaise mixture on each bread slice. Place a quarter slice roast beef on each bread slice. Top with 1 teaspoon vegetable mixture.

Expert Tips

Sriracha sauce can be found in the Asian or international aisle of the grocery store.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
60
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
55mg
55%;
Total Carbohydrate
3g
3%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.