Tofu Banh Mi with JIVE Spicy Coconut Chips

Tofu Banh Mi with JIVE Spicy Coconut Chips

Tofu Banh Mi with JIVE Spicy Coconut Chips

Preparation time: 25 minutes
Cooking time: 12 minutes
Servings: 4 sandwiches
This sandwich will take you away! In Vietnam, banh mi is a common dish you can find on almost every street corner. The recipe traditionally uses meat, but this vegan version offers a new twist for your taste buds. You'll get a crusty baguette spread with a spiced vegannaise, crunchy vegetables pickled in rice vinegar, fresh cucumber, marinated and grilled tofu, and the PRANA touch: Jive spicy coconut chips! Delicious!

Ingredients

Crunchy Pickled Veggies

  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1/2 cup rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp PRANA organic fair trade cane sugar
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 2 cups vegetables, julienned or sliced (carrot, daikon, radish, cucumber)

Marinated Tofu

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 lime, juice and zest of
  • 1 clove garlic, grated
  • 1/2 tsp ginger, grated
  • 1 block firm tofu
  • pepper, freshly ground

Banh Mi Sandwich

  • 1 crispy baguette
  • 1/2 cup vegannaise
  • 1 tbsp sriracha sauce
  • 1 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 cup PRANA Jive spicy chili coconut chip
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Preparation

Crunchy Pickled Veggies

  1. In a bowl, combine the water, vinegar, sugar and salt. Mix until the sugar is dissolved. Put the vegetables and the liquid in a Mason jar and refrigerate.
  2. While the vegetables are pickling, prepare the tofu marinade.

Marinated Tofu

  1. In a shallow bowl, mix together the oil, soy sauce, lime juice and zest, garlic and ginger.
  2. Slice the tofu and squeeze the excess water out of them using a clean dish towel. 
  3. Place the tofu slices in the marinade for at least 15 minutes, until a good portion of the liquid is absorbed. 
  4. In a non-stick frying pan, heat a bit of coconut oil and brown the tofu slices for 3 to 4 minutes on each side. Season with pepper.

Banh Mi Sandwich

  1. Cut the baguette into 4 pieces and slice each one open. 
  2. In a small bowl mix together the vegannaise and sriracha. Spread generously inside each section of baguette.
  3. Dress the sandwich with 2 or 3 tofu slices, some pickled veggies, fresh cilantro and a healthy handful of JIVE coconut chips.
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