Pork Banh Mi Bowl

with pickled vegetables

Prep & Cook Time: 20-30 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Wheat, Soy

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Yup, what you're looking at right here is a breadless banh mi; all the flavors you love in that classic Vietnamese sandwich, in bowl form. Will the wonders ever cease? Ground pork, flavored with ginger and teriyaki, join pickled cucumbers and carrots in topping fragrant jasmine rice. It's exactly like the sandwich, except, dare we say, even better.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • ¾ cup Jasmine Rice
  • 2 Persian Cucumbers
  • ¼ oz. Cilantro
  • 3 oz. Matchstick Carrots
  • 1 fl. oz. Seasoned Rice Vinegar
  • 12 oz. Ground Pork
  • 1 Tbsp. Chopped Ginger
  • 2 tsp. Asian Garlic, Ginger and Chile Seasoning
  • Info
    2 fl. oz. Teriyaki Glaze

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    804
  • Carbohydrates
    87g
  • Fat
    32g
  • Protein
    40g
  • Sodium
    1712mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Pepper
  • 1 Small Pot
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

  • 1

    Cook the Rice

    Bring a small pot with rice and 1½ cup water to a boil over high heat. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook until tender, 18-20 minutes. Remove from burner and set aside covered. While rice cooks, prepare ingredients.

  • 2

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Trim cucumber, halve lengthwise, and cut into ¼" half-moons on an angle. Stem and coarsely chop cilantro.

  • 3

    Pickle the Vegetables

    Combine cucumber, matchstick carrots, and rice wine vinegar in a mixing bowl. Set aside at least 10 minutes.

  • 4

    Cook the Pork

    Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 1 Tbsp. olive oil. Add ground pork, ginger, and seasoning blend to hot pan. Cook, breaking up with a spoon, until no pink remains and meat is slightly caramelized, 5-7 minutes. Stir in teriyaki glaze and cook until glaze is absorbed, 1-2 minutes. Season with a pinch of pepper. Remove from burner.

  • 5

    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping rice with pork and pickled vegetables and garnishing with cilantro. Bon appétit!

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