Beer Mi Asian Meatball Subs

Beer Mi Asian Meatball Subs

Say hello to Beer Mi, a spicy, beer-spiked meatball sub inspired by the Banh Mi, a popular Vietnamese sandwich.

Prep Time

45

Minutes

Total Time

1:20

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

sandwiches

Pickled Topping
1/4
cup unseasoned rice vinegar
1/4
cup sugar
1
cup coarsely grated carrots
1
cup thinly sliced cucumber
Meatballs
1
lb ground pork
1/3
cup Progresso® plain bread crumbs
1
tablespoon lager beer, such as a Boston lager
1
tablespoon sriracha sauce
1
tablespoon soy sauce
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
egg, slightly beaten
Sauce
3/4
cup ketchup
1/2
cup lager beer, such as a Boston Lager
1/4
cup honey
2
tablespoons soy sauce
1
tablespoon sriracha sauce
Sandwiches
2
baguettes (18-inches each)
24
large fresh cilantro sprigs
  1. In medium bowl, mix vinegar, sugar and 1 teaspoon salt. Add carrots and cucumber. Cover and refrigerate until ready to assemble sandwiches.
  2. Heat oven to 375┬░F. Line 15x10x1-inch pan with foil. Spray with cooking spray.
  3. In large bowl, stir meatball ingredients until well mixed. Shape into 30 (1-inch) balls; place in pan.
  4. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until meatballs are no longer pink in center.
  5. Meanwhile, in 3-quart saucepan, stir sauce ingredients until well blended. Heat to boiling over medium heat. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add hot meatballs to warm sauce; stir to coat.
  6. To make each sandwich, cut each baguette into 3 (6-inch) pieces. Split each piece in half. Place meatball mixture on bottom half of each baguette piece. Using slotted spoon top with carrot-cucumber mixture. Add cilantro sprigs and baguette tops.
Makes 6 sandwiches
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
An easy way to form meatballs is to use a small cookie/ice cream scoop to shape.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Sandwich)
  • Calories 620
    • (Calories from Fat 120),
  • Total Fat 14g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 85mg;
  • Sodium 1870mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 94g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 37g),
  • Protein 28g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 4 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 6;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.