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lemongrass chicken banh mi
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5 from 3 votes

Lemongrass Chicken Banh Mi

This easy homemade lemongrass chicken banh mi is made with marinated chicken thighs, fresh cucumbers, and pickled vegetables, all inside a pillowy baguette.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Vietnamese
Keyword: chicken banh mi, lemongrass chicken banh mi
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 767kcal
Author: Becca Du


Chicken Marinade

  • 2 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs thinly sliced
  • 2 shallots minced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp lemongrass minced
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp light brown sugar

Sandwich Ingredients

  • 2 baguettes
  • ¼ cup Best Foods Real Mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 cucumber thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup picked carrots
  • ¼ cup pickled daikon
  • ¼ cup cilantro


  • Combine all the ingredients for the chicken marinade in a bowl. Mix and coat the chicken. Let it marinate for 15 minutes.
  • Heat a pan over high heat. Pour the chicken and marinade into the pan. Cook chicken over high heat until brown (3-5 minutes). Taste the chicken to make sure it’s done. Remove from the heat.
  • Cut baguettes in half and toast. Smear some Best Foods Real Mayonnaise on one side. Top with a pinch of black pepper. Add a few pieces of chicken, cucumber, pickled carrots, pickled daikon, and cilantro.
  • Enjoy with a bowl of Knorr Sopa Mexicana -  Chicken flavor with rice soup.


Serving: 1sandwich | Calories: 767kcal | Carbohydrates: 77g | Protein: 57g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 10g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 221mg | Sodium: 2029mg | Potassium: 977mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 1526IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 156mg | Iron: 6mg