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pulled pork (banh mi) | superman cooks

Vietnamese Pulled Pork Sandwiches (Banh Mi)

  • Author: Superman Cooks
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 2 hours 30 mins
  • Total Time: 3 hours
  • Yield: 6-8 sandwiches 1x
  • Category: Sandwiches
  • Cuisine: Vietnamese


An restaurant style, slow cooked pork sandwhich you can make at home


  • 1 2-3lb pork butt
  • 1 C sherry wine
  • 1 C cider vinegar
  • 2 TBSP Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1 TBSP parsley flakes
  • 2 TBSP crushed garlic
  • 2 Apples peeled and quartered ( we used Macintosh but any apple will work )
  • 1 large onion
  • 2 Carrot
  • 2 TBSP oil
  • 1/2 C radishes, sliced thin
  • Cilantro
  • 1 TBSP sugar
  • French baguette
  • 1/2 C mayo
  • 1/2 C chili sauce


  1. Heavily salt and pepper the pork butt
  2. Rub with chopped garlic
  3. Sear pork butt on grill (or in a sauté pan) until browned on all sides (best to use high heat)
  4. After completely seared, place in a Dutch oven and add onion, peeled and cut in quarters
  5. Peel and core apples, cut in quarters, and place in Dutch oven with pork.
  6. Add 1/2 C sherry wine
  7. Cover and cook at 350 degrees for 2 1/2 hours
  8. While pork is cooking:
  9. Peel and shred carrots and place in a bowl with 1/2 cup cider vinegar and sugar.
  10. Refrigerate and allow carrots to "pickle"
  11. Slice radishes very thin and place in small bowl with water and refrigerate.
  12. To make the chili mayo: mix the mayo and chili sauce and set aside until sandwich is assembled.
  13. When pork is done, remove from oven and shred pork using two forks and pull apart pork butt until a "pulled pork" consistency.
  14. Be sure to shred the onions and apples as well.
  15. Add to the pork 1/2 c cider vinegar,1/2 C sherry wine, worchestire sauce, red pepper and parsley and combine.
  16. Cover and let sit for 15 minutes
  17. To assemble sandwich:
  18. Slice baguette in half and spread with chili mayo
  19. Place a layer of the sliced radishes on top of that
  20. Drain carrots and place large handful on top of radishes
  21. Top with pork mixture
  22. Add a layer of cilantro
  23. Close the sandwich up and enjoy the best sandwich you will ever eat.

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