Vietnamese Meatball Banh Mi

The ultimate party appetiser that will disappear in no time!

4 mini Vietnamese rolls

2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil


For the Meatballs

250g beef mince

1 tsp sesame oil

1 tbsp light soy

1 tbsp sweet soy

½ tsp chilli flakes

1 tbsp sesame seeds

2 garlic cloves, finely chopped


For the Fillings

1 small Lebanese cucumber, julienned

1 small carrot, peeled and julienned

Fresh coriander

1 fresh long red chilli, finely sliced

2 tbsp kewpie mayonnaise

2 tbsp hoisin sauce


1. Place all meatball ingredients in a bowl and mix to combine. Form into 3 cm meatballs.

2. Heat a frying pan over medium heat and fry meatballs in canola oil until browned and cooked through. Place 2 meatballs into each roll.

3. Add cucumber, carrot, coriander and chilli to each roll.

4. In a separate bowl, mix the kewpie and hoisin together and drizzle onto each.

5. Serve!

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