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Banh Mi Hot Dog Recipe

The only thing we could think of doing to improve this classic Vietnamese sandwich was to add a hot dog, and we aren't mad about it.
Banh Mi Hot Dog Recipe
Foto di Jack Newton

Servings: 4
Prep time: 20 minutes
Total time: 45 minutes


for the carrot and daikon pickle:
½ cup|125 ml white vinegar
3 tablespoons granulated sugar
4 ½ ounces|125 grams peeled and julienned carrot
4 ½ ounces|125 grams peeled and julienned daikon

for the hot dog:
4 hot dogs
1 French baguette, sliced into quarters crosswise
1 (8-ounce|227-gram) piece country paté, thinly sliced
carrot and daikon pickle
3 Persian cucumbers, thinly sliced
fresh cilantro
fresh mint


  1. Make the carrot and daikon pickle: In a small saucepan over medium, dissolve the sugar in the vinegar. Cool slightly, then pour over the carrot and daikon in a medium bowl. Keep refrigerated until ready to use.
  2. Bring a medium saucepan of water to a simmer. Add the hot dogs and cook until heated through, about 5 minutes. Remove and drain the hot dogs.
  3. Slice each piece of baguette lengthwise. Add in some country paté and a hot dog. Top with some pickled carrot and daikon, a few slices of cucumber, and some cilantro and mint.

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