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Dinner Tonight: Caramelized Pork Banh Mi (via Food52)

A Vietnamese sandwich shop classic, tender pork gets marinated in a sweet fish sauce-based marinade before being quick-grilled and stuffed into a sandwich with jalapeño peppers, pickled carrots and daikon radish, and cilantro. Personally, I'd also stick in a fat stick of cucumber for its fresh crunch. This recipe works fine in crisp French bread, but if you can find a real banh mi-style rice flour baguette, all the better. More

Serious Heat: The Quickie Banh Mi

Slathered with a mayo-Sriracha mixture, the banh mi is a Vietnamese-inspired sandwich that piles pickled veggies, cilantro, jalapenos and various meats on a French baguette. Just because there's no banh mi restaurant in your area, doesn't mean you can't experience the deliciousness of this exotic sandwich at home. More

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