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Vietnamese Chicken Sandwich Bánh Mì

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A homemade version of the ever-so-popular Vietnamese Chicken Sandwich Bánh Mì. A grilled chicken breast, pickled radish & carrots, and fresh vegetables line the baguette to create this divine-tasting sandwich.

Bánh mì (Bánh mì Việt Nam)

In Vietnamese cuisine, bánh mì or banh mi is a short baguette with a thin, crisp crust and soft, airy texture. It is often split lengthwise and filled with savory ingredients like a submarine sandwich and served as a meal, called bánh mì thịt. Plain banh mi is also eaten as a staple food.

Yield: 4 servings

Vietnamese Chicken Sandwich Bánh Mì

an image of a Baguette filled with chicken. Pickled Carrots & Radish

A grilled chicken breast, pickled radish & carrots, and fresh vegetables line the baguette to create this divine-tasting sandwich in a Baguette.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Resting Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes


Chicken Bánh Mì

  • 4-6 Chicken Breast/Thighs (boneless & skinless)
  • 3 Tablespoons Oil (neutral)
  • 4-5 Cloves Garlic (grated)
  • 1 Teaspoon Ginger (grated)
  • 1 Teaspoon Paprika
  • 2 Tablespoons Soy Sauce or 2 Tablespoon Fish Sauce
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

Filling for Baguette

  • Cucumber
  • Pickled Carrots & Radish/Daikon
  • Mayo mixed with hot sauce
  • Coriander
  • Jalapeños


  1. In a bowl stir together all the ingredients to create a marinade.
  2. Add the chicken into the marinade and mix well.
  3. Cover and set aside for about 20 minutes.
  4. Cook on a grill until slightly charred and the chicken is fully cooked.
  5. Slice the chicken and assemble the sandwich.
  6. Enjoy!!


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Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 527Total Fat 24gSaturated Fat 4gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 19gCholesterol 196mgSodium 1452mgCarbohydrates 9gFiber 3gSugar 4gProtein 66g

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A very popular Vietnamese sandwich that combines spicy, sour, crunchy, and succulent chicken all together in one delicious Baguette. Making this sandwich suitable to take to work and you can pack it up, it’s portable and will be still awesome at work. You will love the fresh, bold flavors of this Vietnamese Chicken Sandwich Bánh Mì.

You can also fill it with Pork instead of Chicken, have a look at Bánh Mì Recipe – Vietnamese Sandwiches w/ Pork Belly

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Vietnamese Chicken Sandwich Bánh Mì

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