Vietnamese Banh Mi sandwiches have an endless variety of options for fillings. This black pepper pork banh mi recipe is one common type that can be found in many banh mi shops. This filling is often called “grilled pork” banh mi.
Black Pepper Pork Banh Mi Recipe
1 pound of pork chops, shoulder or loin. Sliced thinly
2 cloves crushed garlic
2 table spoons of fish sauce
2 teaspoons sugar
1-2 tablespoons fresh ground black pepper. If you like the spice and flavor, add more!
2 tablespoons of finely chopped shallots or onion
1/4 cup vegetable or grapeseed oil
1 teaspoon of sesame seed oil
1. Mix all marinade ingredients (except for pork) in a plastic bag. Let all ingredients dissolve in oil, then add slices of pork. Allow everything to marinade for at least 1 hour.
2. Heat up frying pan, lay slices of pork, one layer at a time. When one side is cooked, flip to other side to finish cooking.
3. Assemble pork in your sandwich with condiments.
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