Modern Bahn Mi

This original culture clash delight just got a passport... and it's very curious.

Modern Bahn Mi

The Vietnamese-French classic takes some new influences from a few more spots on the map. Combining brining and slow cook methods reminiscent of American BBQ, a spicy Korean BBQ sauce, the classic cilantro slaw with a kick of Habañero Pepper and finally topped with a Rustic Italian round bun; this globetrotting hit will definetly score you some style points.

Prep Time: 24 hours (including brining) | Cook Time: 6-7 hours | Skill Level: Easy

Pulled Pork Brine

3-4 lbs Pork Butt
1/2 cup Sugar
1/2 cup Salt
2 Bay Leaf
2 Sage Sprigs
2 Parsley Sprigs
20 Pepper Corns


1. Place pork butt approximately 3-4 Ibs in a large container

2. Rub all spices on pork and add on ingredients

3. Fill pot with water to cover pork completely and place in fridge for 24 hrs

Pork Butt

3-4 Ibs Pork Butt Deboned
1 Tbsp Salt
1 Tbsp Pepper Corn
1 Tbsp Smoked Paprika
1/4 Tbsp Olive Oil
1 Whole Lemon Sliced Thickly
1 Whole Orange Sliced Thickly
1 Sweet Onion Sliced Thickly
1/2 CUP Bourbon
6 cans Favorite IPA


1. Remove pork from brine, rub with all ingredients.

2. Add 3 cans of IPA and Bourbon.

3. Cover and cook at 350° for 6 -7 hours, adding beer to avoid dryness and burning.

4. Remove from oven and shred by pulling pork apart.

Korean BBQ Sauce

1 cup Ketchup
1 cup Rice Wine Vinegar
1/2 cup Soy Sauce
3 Tbsp Sugar
2 Tbsp Sesame Seed
1 Tbsp Gochjang
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
4 Scallions, Chopped
4 Garlic Cloves, Chopped
1 2 inch piece of Ginger, Pealed and Grated


1. Combine all ingredients in a sauce pan and simmer for about 40 minutes. Stir occasionally.

2. Once thickened add to pulled pork to taste.

Pulled Pork Slaw

2 cups Broccoli Slaw
1 cup Shredded Carrots
1/2 cup Thickly Sliced Bermuda or Red Onion
2 Tbsp Sesame Oil
2 Tbsp Olive Oil
2 Tbsp Rice Wine Vinegar
1 Habanero Sliced Thickly
1 juiced whole Lemon
1 whole Scallion Sliced Thickly
1/2 cup coarsely chopped Cilantro


1. Mix all ingredients.

2. Top pulled pork with slaw.

Modern Bahn Mi