Staff Pick

Pork Banh Mi Bowl

with pickled vegetables

$9.95 per serving

Prep & Cook Time: 20-30 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Wheat, Soy

A note about serious food allergies

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 of 2018 never 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)

  • ½ 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
  • Info
    2 tsp. Asian Ginger, Garlic, and Chile Rub
  • Info
    2 fl. oz. Teriyaki Glaze
  • Nutrition (per serving)

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

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

Before You Cook

  • Step 1 - Cook the Rice

    Cook the Rice

    Bring a small pot with rice and 1 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. While rice cooks, prepare ingredients.

  • Step 2 - Prepare the Ingredients

    Prepare the Ingredients

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

  • Step 3 - Pickle the Vegetables

    Pickle the Vegetables

    Add cucumber, matchstick carrots, rice wine vinegar, and a pinch of salt to a mixing bowl and toss to coat. Set aside.

  • Step 4 - Cook the Pork

    Cook the Pork

    Place a large non-stick pan with 1 Tbsp. olive oil over medium-high heat. Add ground pork, ginger, and seasoning rub to hot pan. Cook, breaking up with a spoon, until no pink remains and meat is slightly caramelized, 4-6 minutes. Add teriyaki glaze and cook until sauce is absorbed, 1-2 minutes. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper. Remove from burner.

  • Step 5 - Finish the Dish

    Finish the Dish

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