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Pork Banh Mi

5 hours 15 minutes Cook time 30 minutes Prep time 10 to 12 servings


Meat marinade ingredients

Vegetable marinade ingredients

Cilantro mayonnaise ingredients


In The Oven

  1. Place oven rack in middle position and preheat oven to 180 °C (350 °F).
  2. Spread pork belly and sprinkle top with ⅔ of the salt and pepper.
  3. Add garlic, bacon and remaining salt and pepper to the meaty side. Roll and tie with string.
  4. Place the rolled meat on a rack placed inside a roasting pan.
  5. Add 500 mL (2 cups) of water to the bottom of the pan and bake uncovered for 5 hours.
  6. Let cool.
  7. In the meantime, prepare the marinade for the meat. Combine all the marinade ingredients in a bowl. Set aside.
  8. For the vegetable marinade, combine water, sugar, salt and vinegar in a bowl. Add carrots and daikon and marinate until ready to serve. Set aside.
  9. In a bowl, combine mayonnaise, cilantro and lime juice. Set aside.
  10. Place oven rack in middle position and preheat oven to broil.
  11. Cut porchetta into thin slices.
  12. Place slices of porchetta on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or a silicone mat and brush each slice with marinade.
  13. Broil and caramelize in the oven for a few minutes.
  14. Remove the crumb from each bread. Top with mayonnaise, a slice of porchetta and pickled vegetables.

Nutritional value (per serving)

  • 918 calories
  • 48 g proteins
  • 66 g fat
  • 30 g carbohydrates
  • 2 g fibre
  • 9 g sugar
  • 1633 mg sodium
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