Bahn Mi Burger Recipe

Don’t turn the page on this Vietnamese classic! It’s one unique burger that’s packed with French influence and Asian flavors.


Recipe Courtesy of Cuisine at Home 
Makes: 4 burgers
Total Time: 45 minutes
For the slaw--
Combine; Add:
  • 1/4  cup rice vinegar
  • 1 T. sugar
  • 1 t. chili garlic sauce
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 cup daikon, sliced into thin strips
  • 1 cup cucumber, seeded, thinly sliced into half-moons
  • 1/2  cup carrot, sliced into thin strips
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
For the burgers--
Mix, Shape, and Grill:
  • 11/2  lb. ground pork
  • 4 scallions, sliced
  • 2 T. fresh ginger, minced
  • 2 T. dry sherry
  • 1 T. soy sauce
  • 1 T. chili garlic sauce
  • 1/2 t. kosher salt
  • 4 French rolls, partially split (6")
Assemble with:
  • 1/4  cup mayonnaise, divided
  • 4 oz. deli ham, thinly sliced, divided
  1. Preheat grill to medium-high.
  2. Combine vinegar, sugar, chili garlic sauce, and salt for the slaw in a bowl, stirring until sugar dissolves.
  3. Toss daikon, cucumber, carrot, and cilantro together in a large bowl with the vinegar mixture. Refrigerate slaw until ready to serve.
  4. Mix first 7 burger ingredients, then shape into 4 patties slightly larger than the rolls. Coat both sides of burgers with nonstick spray, then grill until cooked through, about 4 minutes per side.
  5. In the last 2 minutes of grilling, place rolls, cut side down, on top of burgers to heat through.
  6. To assemble, remove rolls, spread insides with mayonnaise, and line with ham. Top with burgers and slaw.

Bahn Mi Burger