Vietnamese Chicken Banh Mi Sandwich Recipe {Low Calorie Recipe}

Vietnamese Chicken Banh Mi Sandwich Recipe

This Vietnamese Chicken Banh Mi Sandwich Recipe is just 296 calories, and can be made in just 35 minutes.

These Vietnamese sandwiches are easy and delicious. This chicken banh mi sandwich recipe makes great dinners or lunches… and they are super filling!

Vietnamese Chicken Banh Mi Sandwich Recipe

In this article you will learn how to make a Banh Mi recipe chicken sandwich in a healthy new way.

We’ve even included a low calorie cooking guide with all our tips and tricks!

This Vietnamese Chicken Banh Mi Sandwich Recipe is just 296 calories, and can be made in just 35 minutes…

Vietnamese Chicken Banh Mi Sandwich Recipe

This article will supply you with all you need to make a healthy Vietnamese sandwich recipe.

From a shopping list, to a printable recipe card, a nutrition label and more. You’ll find lots of helpful bonmi sandwiches information below.

Vietnamese Chicken Banh Mi Sandwich Recipe

Below you’ll find everything you’ll need to make a chicken Banh Mi recipe at home…

What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Chicken Banh Mi Ingredients (shopping list)
  • How to Make Banh Mi Vietnamese Sandwiches
  • Vietnamese Chicken Banh Mi Sandwich Recipe (recipe card!)
  • Nutrition and Calories in Banh Mi Sandwiches

Helpful Tip for Shopping: Take a screenshot of the shopping list to your phone. This way you have it at your fingertips the next time you go grocery shopping.

Recipe Card Uses: You can email yourself this recipe card so you can easily search for it (I have a folder in email just for recipes!) Or print it so you have it handy, and can make notes. You can even pin this Vietnamese Banh Mi sandwich recipe to Pintrest so it is safely stored for you.

Up next, a shopping list for homemade Banh Mi chicken recipe…

Chicken Banh Mi Ingredients

To make the shopping list easier, we organized it by grocery store section… Not by Banh Mi seasoning or sauce for Banh Mi sections.

Should you want to find the ingredients grouped into seasonings, slaw, chicken and such, we’ve included that in the printable recipe card below.

Low Calorie Tips for Making Vietnamese Sandwich Banh Mi:

  • Olive Oil Spray in place of Olive Oil: Helps cut 100’s of calories and lots of fat. Instead of a heavy drizzle, you use a find mist of olive oil.
  • Greek Yogurt in place of Mayonnaise: You can swap out the mayo and use Greek Yogurt in its place when you are making a sauce like this one. With the lime juice and the Sriracha added to it, you can’t taste the difference.
  • Special Trick with the Rolls: We hollow out the rolls, removing 1/2 the carbs and lots of calories. You’ll learn how to do this in the next section…
Vietnamese Chicken Banh Mi Sandwich Recipe

I did my best to group the Vietnam sandwich recipe ingredients so that your shopping is easier.

You’ll find all the produce together, sauce/pantry ingredients, and fresh ingredients together (even if the recipe card calls for them in a different order) in an attempt to make this Vietnamese subs recipe as easy as possible.

Shopping List for Chicken Banh Mi Recipes:

Special Tip: You can find all the measurements in the recipe card below. There you can choose how many servings of this Vietnamese chicken sandwich recipe you want to make, and it will do all the measurement math for you! All of the ingredients for the best Banh Mi sandwich recipe can be doubled or tripled with the click of a button.

Up next, how to make Banh Mi sandwiches…

How to Make Banh Mi Vietnamese Sandwiches

If you have a Veggie Spiralizer it will really help in making this Vietnamese chicken Banh Mi sandwich recipe.

A Veggie Spiralizer makes the prettiest veggie slaw, and will save you time in chopping lots of veggies. You can use a knife, but if you have this handy gadget, dust it off and get some use from it today.

Equipment to Make Homemade Banh Mi Sandwiches:

  • Mixing Bowls: Will be needed to combine the ingredients, mix the Vietnamese sub sauce, and marinate the chicken.
  • Grated Skillet: Any skillet will work, but a grated skillet is ideal to make this yummy bon mi recipe.
  • Veggie Spiralizer: Though not “necessary” this low cost kitchen gadget will save you lots of time… And it makes the veggies so pretty, you’ll want to use it to make salads, and vegetable spaghetti all the time.
Vietnamese Chicken Banh Mi Sandwich Recipe

How to Make Banh Mi Vietnamese Sandwich Recipes:

Banh Mi Veggie Slaw Directions:

  1. In a small bowl, combine the water, rice vinegar, sugar, and salt and stir until the honey dissolves.
  2. To a separate medium bowl, combine the carrots, daikon and cucumbers.
  3. Pour the dressing over veggies and toss together. Set aside to marinate while you cook the chicken.

Banh Mi Chicken Directions:

  1. In a medium bowl or gallon freezer bag, combine the garlic, fish sauce, soy sauce, sugar, Greek Yogurt, lime zest, and sriracha.
  2. Add the chicken to the Banh Mi marinade, cover, and marinate in the fridge for 20 minutes, to overnight.
  3. Preheat a skillet over medium heat and spray with olive oil, and add the chicken breasts.
  4. Cook the chicken breasts for 10 minutes on each side until cooked through with no pink in the center.
  5. Set the chicken aside to rest for 5 minutes while you work on the sandwiches.

How to Put Together a Banh Mi Sandwich:

  1. Slice the rolls down the center, horizontally (like you’re going to fill a sandwich).
  2. Use your fingers to dig out 1/2 of the soft bread in the center, on both the top and bottom parts of the roll.
  3. Then toast the rolls (if desired) in the oven or toaster oven at 350°F.
  4. In a small bowl combine the Greek Yogurt, lime juice and Sriracha and mix well.
  5. Slice the chicken thin.
  6. Spread Greek Yogurt onto the bottom half of the bread and top with chicken slices, veggie slaw, jalapeños, and cilantro. And serve.

Special Tip: You can find these directions, along with measurements, nutrition and more in the sharable recipe card in the next section!

Up next, a sharable recipe card for Banh Mi sandwich recipes…

Vietnamese Chicken Banh Mi Sandwich Recipe

This Vietnamese Chicken Banh Mi Sandwich Recipe is just 296 calories, and can be made in only 35 minutes!

Try this high protein sandwich recipe as a lunch, or a dinner. It’s great for weeknight dinners and weekend lunches… and is fantastic on a picnic!

Vietnamese Chicken Banh Mi Sandwich Recipe

LOW CALORIE Chicken Banh Mi Recipe

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This low calorie Vietnamese Chicken Banh Mi sandwich recipe is just 296 calories and so filling!
We cut the calories and boost the flavor in this healthy Banh Mi sandwich recipe. We start by cutting the oil and sugar in the veggie slaw and chicken marinade. Then we swap out the mayo for a low calorie, high protein ingredient. And finish by hollowing out the rolls to save calories and carbs.
You'll love this healthier version of the popular Vietnamese sandwich recipe, and it's so healthy, it won't hurt your diet!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Vietnamese
Servings 4 servings
Calories 296 kcal

Ingredients
  

Banh Mi Veggie Slaw:

  • 2 carrots sliced thin or grated
  • 1 cup daikon radish sliced thin or grated
  • 2 Persian cucumbers sliced thin
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon water

Banh Mi Chicken:

Sandwich Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup 0% Greek Yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons Sriracha sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 4 sandwich rolls
  • 1 jalapeño de-seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro

Instructions
 

Banh Mi Veggie Slaw Directions:

  • In a small bowl, combine the water, rice vinegar, sugar, and salt and stir until the honey dissolves.
  • To a separate medium bowl, combine the carrots, daikon and cucumbers.
  • Pour the dressing over veggies and toss together. Set aside to marinate while you cook the chicken.

Banh Mi Chicken Directions:

  • In a medium bowl or gallon freezer bag, combine the garlic, fish sauce, soy sauce, sugar, Greek Yogurt, lime zest, and sriracha.
  • Add the chicken to the Banh Mi marinade, cover, and marinate in the fridge for 20 minutes, to overnight.
  • Preheat a skillet over medium heat and spray with olive oil, and add the chicken breasts.
  • Cook the chicken breasts for 10 minutes on each side until cooked through with no pink in the center.
  • Set the chicken aside to rest for 5 minutes while you work on the sandwiches.

How to Put Together a Banh Mi Sandwich:

  • Slice the rolls down the center, horizontally (like you’re going to fill a sandwich).
  • Use your fingers to dig out 1/2 of the soft bread in the center, on both the top and bottom parts of the roll.
  • Then toast the rolls (if desired) in the oven or toaster oven at 350°F.
  • In a small bowl combine the Greek Yogurt, lime juice and Sriracha and mix well.
  • Slice the chicken thin.
  • Spread Greek Yogurt onto the bottom half of the bread and top with chicken slices, veggie slaw, jalapeños, and cilantro. And serve.

Nutrition

Serving: 1sandwichCalories: 296kcalCarbohydrates: 28.5gProtein: 25.7gFat: 8.7gSaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 65mgSodium: 570mgPotassium: 358mgFiber: 4.9gSugar: 8.3gCalcium: 59mgIron: 2mg
Keyword lunch, Main Course, Sandwich
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Nutrition and Calories in Banh Mi Sandwiches

The average Banh Mi sandwich is between 560-675 calories. But we were able to cut the calories down to 296 calories without sacrificing flavor or servings size!

Enjoy an entire Banh Mi sandwich for just 296 calories with the low calorie recipe above.

Vietnamese Chicken Banh Mi Sandwich Recipe

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