Larissa's Vietnamese Banh Mi Rolls

Larissa's Vietnamese Banh Mi Rolls

Prep time
10 minutes
Cook time
10 minutes

Recipe created February 2021.

Vietnamese Banh Mi Rolls are fresh and fragrant and perfect for healthy eating or you can add them your kids’ lunchboxes.


Watch Larissa put a spin on these tasty rolls! 

1 tablespoon garlic, finely minced
1 tablespoon fish sauce   
1 tablespoon soy sauce 
1 teaspoon sugar 
1⁄2 teaspoon ground black pepper 
2 tablespoons peanut oil 
450g sirloin, thinly sliced  
140ml rice wine vinegar
55g sugar (½ cup)
½ carrot, julienne 
¼ daikon, julienne
4 crusty long white rolls, sliced horizontally
Fresh coriander and mint 
Store bought chicken pate (optional)
Maggi seasoning or soy sauce 
1 Lebanese cucumber, sliced thin 
1 long red chilli, sliced thin 

Whisk the garlic, fish sauce, soy sauce, sugar and pepper together in a medium bowl, until combined.

Add the beef and let sit at room temperature to marinate.


To make the carrot pickle, combine the vinegar and sugar with 125ml warm water.

Stir to combine and add the carrot and daikon.

Set aside until ready to serve.


Heat a large fry pan or skillet over high heat, add peanut oil and pan fry the beef in batches.

Cook the beef for 30 seconds on each side or until charred.


To assemble the rolls, spread the pate on one side of the roll.

Pile up the rolls with the daikon pickle and cucumber.

Add the beef, and garnish with fresh herbs, chilli and maggi seasoning to taste.

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