Inspired bahn mi

Bahn mi inspired roll

Marinade: serves 2

  • 1tb Thai fish sauce
  • 1 palm sugar cube grated
  • 1tsp kaffir lime shredded
  • 1tsp tamarind paste
  • 3tb water
  • 1tb Kepjap Manis


  1. Mix marinade well in saucepan on low heat on stove until sugar dissolves.
  2. Add 2x chicken beast fillets cut into strips & 1 ham steak cut into strips to marinade
  3. Marinate minimum 30min preferably overnight to get flavour into meat.

Serves 2

  • 2 crusty long rolls
  • 2tb pickled ginger
  • 8 batons pickled daikon
  • 1/2 carrot, use peeler to make ribbons
  • 2tsp kewpie mayo
  • 1 handful fresh coriander
  • 1 handful fresh mint
  • 92 handfuls fresh lettuce
  • 1/4 tsp dried chili flakes
  • 1qty marinated chicken as above
  • 1 ham steak marinated as above


    1. Make Marinade : mixed marinade ingredients in saucepan on stove until sugar is dissolved. Place 1/2 into 1 container w lid, with chicken. The other half with ham steak cut into strips. Cover with lids. place in fridge.
    2. Assemble roll. From top of the roll cut into through top lengthwise 3/4 of way down the roll
    3. Spread 1tsp mayo clinic on both insides of the roll. Repeat with 2nd roll.
    4. Place 1/2 qty of each lettuce, carrot, daikon in roll. Repeat with remaining 2nd roll.
    5. Cook chicken and ham until cooked through. If it starts to stick add a teaspoon of water to make a sauce scraping bottom.bits of and pan. Add to roll with sauce from pan.
    6. Top with pickled ginger, herbs and chili flakes.