Banh Mi Sandwiches are bright, vibrant and super healthy! They are a joy to look at and a delight to bite into. Every bite is an explosion of flavor and you definitely can’t stop at one.
Though it is a slightly lengthy procedure to make these delicious sandwiches, at the end of it, it is worth all the hard work. This is one dish that even meat lovers would love! Here’s how you make it:
Print Recipe Seared Tofu Banh Mi Sandwiches
The pickled veggies can be made ahead. To make pickled veggies, in a jar, place the vegetables with with white wine vinegar, rice vinegar, sugar and salt. The liquid must cover the vegetables. Chill them for an hour at least. This can be stored for up to a week in the fridge.
Slice the tofu into thin strips and pat the excess liquid off with a towel.
In a bowl, whisk together olive oil, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, pepper and lime zest.
Pour this over the tofu and marinate for at least 15 minutes.
In a pan, add a little oil and cook the tofu till golden flipping them in between.
It’s now time to assemble your sandwich. Spread mayo on the top and place the seared tofu, pickled veggies and cilantro. Sprinkle lemon juice according to taste and serve with sriracha.