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Vietnamese chicken baguettes (Bhan Mi)

Vietnamese chicken baguettes (Bhan Mi)

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
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  • Easy
  • Serves 1

Stuff your sandwich with chicken, carrot, cucumber, spring onion and sweet chilli dressing for Asian zing

Nutrition: per serving
low infat7g


  • 1 small chicken breast
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp rice vinegar
  • ½ tsp golden caster sugar
  • juice ½ lime
  • ½ small carrot , peeled and grated
  • 2 spring onions , thinly sliced
  • 2½cm/1in piece cucumber , deseeded and sliced
  • ½ red chilli , thinly sliced into rounds
  • 1 sandwich baguette
  • 3-4 Little Gem lettuce leaves, washed
  • 1-2 tbsp sweet chilli sauce


  • STEP 1

    Put the chicken breast between 2 pieces of cling film and bash with a rolling pin to about 1cm thick. Heat a griddle pan until hot. Rub the chicken with the oil, cook for 2-3 mins per side, or until cooked through. Set aside to cool.

  • STEP 2

    Mix together the rice vinegar, sugar and lime juice, stirring until the sugar is dissolved. Add the carrot, spring onions, cucumber and chilli.

  • STEP 3

    Split a sandwich baguette along the top. Stuff with the Little Gem leaves and shred the chicken on top. Pile on the carrot mixture and wrap or place in a plastic box. Put the sweet chilli sauce in a small portable pot and when it’s time for lunch, pour over the sauce just before tucking in.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, September 2013

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