Turkey Banh Mi Sandwiches with Pickled Daikon and Carrots

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Rated 5.0 based on 5 customer reviews
Turkey Banh Mi Sandwiches with Pickled Daikon and Carrots
Turkey Banh Mi Sandwiches with Pickled Daikon and Carrots

Directions

Mealthy Tip

Pickled daikon and carrots can be made ahead of time and refrigerated. Dark meat turkey is essential to this sandwich, with the richness of the meat holding up to the spices and staying moist when cooked. In a pinch, use white meat turkey, but reduce cooking time by about 1 minute. While using a grill pan indoors is fine, grilling the meat on a charcoal grill is best, as is grilling the bread.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 542 calories; 16g fat; 59.9g carbohydrates; 41g protein; 119mg cholesterol; 1968mg sodium.

Full nutrition

Nutrition Facts

Serving Per Container 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 542 Calories from Fat 146
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 25%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Trans Fat 0.3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 7.3g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.3g
Cholesterol 119mg 40%
Sodium 1968mg 82%
Total Carbohydrate 59.9g 20%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 11.6g
Protein 41g
Vitamin A 315% Vitamin C 34%
Calcium 10% Iron 40%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4

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Jacqulyne de Jardins says:

This Banh Mi was very interesting with the turkey. I have only bought white turkey meat normally, but I absolutely understand why dark meat is recommended. It produced a lot more flavor and was still pretty moist. Will make this again finger sandwich style for a group.

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Sam Dalton says:

Even though Bahn Mi is traditionally made with pork, I loved this ground turkey version. The lemongrass gave it a refreshing taste, that was surprisingly delicious. I grilled the meat and the bread, and both turned out perfect. I'll probably make these again for the next game day.

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DC Cote says:

I used both cilantro and jalapeño for topping on my sandwich, and it was fantastic. I also added onion to the mixing bowl with carrot, daikon, vinegar, agave, etc. Great recipe and I actually really liked the use of turkey.

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Monica Allen says:

The lemongrass-infused turkey patties were amazing. I didn't use pickled daikon but I did use carrots and all the fixings. Next time I may try this recipe but as sliders. Yummy!

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Sheila Long says:

I didn't use lemongrass, couldn't find it! Still turned out great. I also can't stand the taste of fish sauce, so I used Worcestershire sauce instead. I read somewhere that it was a great substitute, and it worked well.