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Vietnamese-style chilli chicken banh mi

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  • High in protein
  • High in dietary fibre
  • Seafood free
  • Shellfish free

A lunch favourite, this tasty Vietnamese-style chilli chicken banh mi is easier to do at home than you think.

  • Serves6
  • Cook time10 minutes
  • Prep time15 minutes, + 15 mins marinating time
Vietnamese-style chilli chicken banh mi


  • 4 Coles RSPCA Approved Australian Chicken Breast Fillets
  • 1 long red chilli, seeded, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 tbs lemon juice
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 6 Coles Bakery Vietnamese Rolls or Hot Dog Rolls, split
  • 1/2 cup (150g) mayonnaise
  • 2 Lebanese cucumbers, cut into batons
  • 6 coriander sprigs
  • 2 spring onions, cut into matchsticks
  • Maggi Original Seasoning, to drizzle
  • 1 long red chilli, extra, thinly sliced

Pickled carrot

  • 1/4 cup (60ml) white vinegar
  • 1 tbs caster sugar
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 carrots, peeled, cut into matchsticks

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  1. Step 1

    Combine the chicken, chopped chilli, garlic, lemon juice and oil in a medium bowl. Season. Set aside for 15 mins to develop the flavours.
  2. Step 2

    Meanwhile, to make pickled carrot, combine the vinegar, sugar and salt in a bowl. Add carrot and toss to combine. Set aside for 5 mins to soften. Drain well.
  3. Step 3

    Heat a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook for 4-5 mins each side or until golden brown and cooked through. Transfer to a plate. Thickly slice the chicken.
  4. Step 4

    Spread each roll with mayonnaise. Fill with the cucumber, carrot, coriander, spring onion and chicken. Drizzle with seasoning and sprinkle with sliced chilli.

Nutrition Information

Per Serve

Energy: 2939kJ/703 Cals (34%)

Protein: 47g (94%)

Fat: 28g (40%)

Sat fat: 4g (17%)

Carb: 60g (19%)

Sugar: 8g (9%)

Fibre: 8g (27%)

Sodium: 869mg (43%)