Make the sauce as listed in the recipe. What we did was simmer the cooked turkey on the stove for about 30 minutes with all of the ingredients used ‘for the pork.’ We were surprised at how good the recipe still was with turkey. Thank you so much for the recipe – I can’t wait to try the rest of your cookbook I received for Christmas! I am doubling the sauce today. Required fields are marked *, By submitting this comment you agree to share your name, email address, website and IP address with SkinnyTaste. Day 2 I made sandwiches with the pork and veggies. This is AMAZING. I cooked on high for 35 minutes. This one was amazing and not difficult. , Banh mi means bread. I used a crock pot, cooked for the right amount of time…it was tender and easy to shred but it definitely was a let down. Did you have to add additional water to cook the tenderloin in the Instant Pot? If you’re making traditional banh mi (sandwich form), slice the cucumber into thin spears. I substituted cauliflower rice for the brown rice and saved the 5 points for dessert!! I wish I could load the picture I took of my version. I was worried because I’ve had 2 dry tenderloins I tossed. Also, this book has even more photos than the first, with 120 color beautiful photographs taken by. Many dishes are vegetarian, gluten-free, and freezer-friendly, and these are called out with helpful icons. Cooking time for the pork? So easy and delish! I went ahead and shredded the pork and stirred it into the remaining broth, hoping that it would soak up some moisture. Made this last night and it was delish! https://delightfulplate.com/vietnamese-lemongrass-beef-banh-mi Meanwhile, while the pork is cooking, make the pickled carrots and radish: In a medium glass bowl, combine the vinegar, sugar and salt and stir until dissolved. The only thing I would change is not add the additional salt and dilute it a bit with water because I found the pork to be a little too salty for my taste even with the low sodium soy sauce. Thanks! The liquid level was perfect as written. The recipe for the pork is fantastic! My husband said it was one of he best dinners I’ve ever made. Ha!). To assemble the bowls, place 3/4 cup rice in each bowl, top each with about 2 1/2 oz pork, drizzle with 2 tablespoons of the reserved sauce then top with the 1/4 cup shredded cabbage, 1/4 cup pickled carrots, 1/4 cup cucumber, sliced jalapenos and cilantro. Made a double batch of the meat thinking I would freeze some and don’t think it will make it to the freezer. If you’re making traditional banh mi (sandwich form), slice the cucumber into thin spears. I think though next time I will do half the sugar for the pickled veggies. What other meat works with this recipe? Super excited about about your new cookbook! One evening when I felt lazy and wanted hot dogs, I made a sauce of my favorite toppings (mustard, ketchup, chopped tomatoes, salsa, extra cilantro). I haven’t tried making this in the Instant Pot yet but if you give it a shot, let me know how it goes. Am I getting the right cut of meat? is that because of the vinegar and sugar mixture that you drain off of the carrots? Put shredded pork back in Instant Pot and turn to sauté setting. Use about 3/4 cup rice in the bottom of each bowl, then add about 4 meatballs, about 1/4 cup pickled carrots and onion, some fresh cilantro, jalapeno, and cucumber. Turn the heat off. We actually had just roasted a turkey and wanted to use that meat instead of pork. sad day. Welcome to the world of delicious recipes designed for small budgets. If you are making an actual banh mi sandwich, make sure to slather the bread with mayo and a sprinkle of soy sauce because that’s just how it’s done. So unfortunately, I didn’t have 6 hrs to let it cook. I picked the cucumbers with the carrots and made a (not so skinny) sriracha aioli. This slow cooker is so great, I actually own several! For a keto-friendly version, I would recommend substituting the sugar for a low sweetener and the brown rice for cauliflower rice. Can’t wait for leftovers tomorrow. You’ll want to start pickling the carrots first because they need at least 30 minutes to marinate. Adelaide’s must try Rice Bowls MISS Banh Mi has perfected the Fried Rice Bowl. Hi, Do you seed the jalapeño first or just slice and put seeds and all in crock pot? Herbs per your taste – I usually do scallions, cilantro, mint, and sometimes basil. Oops. Will the pickled vegetables keep in the fridge for leftovers? Love how pretty it is with all the colors. My husband and I love these meatballs and making the bowls! could you make this in an instant pot? Instead of topping with jalapeños I used Chili Garlic sauce which is a traditional topping on Bahn Mi. Side note: This was my first SkinnyTaste recipe… Why have I not found this website before? Another great Skinnytaste recipe! I cooked it on low, 8 hrs (least amnt of time available on my CrockPot brand slow cooker), had added extra water (1/3 c.) and turned numerous times, but still by ~ 4 hrs looked dry and no liquid left:(,  Need to tweak the meat part, but the rest of the recipe was a fantastic combo of flavors. I just purchased an Instant Pot and am wondering how easily this recipe would convert. How am I supposed to clean it without shredding my sponge?! Drizzle the cornstarch slurry into the saucepan while stirring to thicken the sauce to your liking. My husband was impressed that ours looked just like your pictures. 4 hours on high. They were hot little suckers. Traditional Banh Mi ingredients (minus the actual Banh Mi, or bread, itself) are piled on a bed of lettuce to make a flavor-packed and healthy Vietnamese Salad with Pork Meatballs.It’s a light and gluten free way to enjoy the flavors of the classic street food. He keeps requesting it when we have guests over and they’ve all requested seconds and even third portions!! Excellent recipe, I tripled it for the size of my pork loin and added 1/4 cup of Gochujang for spice (since I only had 1 jalapeno). I just made this today, and followed the recipe exactly, but about 5 hours in, the sauce completely burned and there was no liquid left in the crockpot. I think the next time I will go easy on the raw jalapeños for the topping, or at least check their heat level. I read the comments ahead of time so I was worried about the marinade cooking down. Thank you! That way, when I get off work, I just put veggies in vinegar mixture baggie while I make the rice and defrost/heat the pork. We have had this several times now. What brand is your slow cooker, I think the pork you used is correct but your slow cooker runs hot. I was so excited to make this! Added fresh grated ginger, cilantro and some other seasonings to the sauce to make it extra flavorful. I would double the sauce. Did you cook it on high or low? Just wondering withe pickled carrots if I can use apple cider vinegar or white wine vinegar. These are really easy. Welcome to Skinnytaste! Enjoy! It is Crock-Pot brand. But I made a double batch to have for lunches all week and am wondering what folks are doing to reheat? Sure it will just change the sodium count. The pickled carrot and radish were yummy too. I don’t think I could’ve eaten one more BBQ pulled pork sandwich!! Once with chicken and once with porkchops and both times in the instant pot. Vietnamese baguettes > French baguettes for this because they use a rice/wheat flour mix, which makes them much lighter. Mine is 6 quarts. But I think it would have been better to cook it for 5-7 minutes less. It was great.. i didn’t pickle the vegetable, instead I added them to Spanish rice and put the cooked pork on top. (The book doesn’t mention adding 1/4 cup of water “if your slow cooker runs hot”). I made this tonight. I have having a bunch of different things to put together. Interesting since mine had so much liquid as you can see from the video. I have very few cooking skills, and had no problem pulling this off. Required fields are marked *. I left out the jalapeño as I was doing this for my family including 2 young children. I used a regular but narrow baguette and added a little bit of mayonnaise and a little more sriracha. But it worked out fine. It’s become a regular on our dinner menu rotation, and great for ANY time of year. . It’s truly the perfect sandwich. I made these for dinner last night and there is nothing left! So easy to make and very delicious! I decreased to 4 hours, doubled the soy sauce, and added 1 c water. One thing that I added to this recipe is a cilantro aioli sauce. Place a layer of cucumber slices, then add the beef, pickled vegetables and cilantro. The pork had just a hint of heat from the jalepeno and the pickled carrots and radish sticks were so good. Is it really hot and spicy? Can’t wait for the book. I tried this recipe last night and it will definitely more than satisfy my Bahn Mi cravings and the leftovers were even better today! I would really like to make it but I do not have a slow cooker. I loved the flavor of the pork, the pickled carrots and radishes, cucumber, crunchy cabbage and everything else about this. I have all the ingredients to make this week :/. Thank you! Would definitely make again but would make more pickles and maybe add daikon.