Frangnamese Baguette Bites—Lunch for 4

Frangnamese Baguette Bites are a lunchtime fusion of French and Vietnamese flavors, featuring crispy baguette slices topped with savory grilled meat or tofu, tangy pickled vegetables, and aromatic fresh herbs for a delectable and satisfying bite-sized sandwich experience.

Meal Type



French Vietnamese Fusion



Food Stars

Baguette, grilled meat, tofu, picked vegetables, fresh herbs





You Need This Stuff

  • 1 baguette, sliced into 1-inch thick pieces
  • 1 lb grilled meat (chicken, pork, or beef), thinly sliced
  • 8 oz firm tofu, sliced and grilled
  • 1 cup pickled vegetables (carrots, daikon radish), julienned
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 2 tbsp sriracha sauce

Do This With That Stuff

  1. Preheat the grill pan over medium heat
  2. Slice the baguette into 1-inch thick pieces using a bread knife and cutting board
  3. Grill the meat (chicken, pork, or beef) on the grill pan until cooked through, turning occasionally with tongs
  4. Transfer the grilled meat to a cutting board and thinly slice it using a chef’s knife
  5. Grill the sliced tofu on the grill pan until golden brown, turning occasionally with tongs
  6. In a small saucepan, whisk together mayonnaise, hoisin sauce, and sriracha sauce over low heat until smooth and warmed through
  7. In a large mixing bowl, combine grilled meat slices, grilled tofu slices, pickled vegetables (carrots, daikon radish), fresh cilantro leaves, fresh mint leaves, and fresh basil leaves
  8. Toss gently to combine ingredients evenly
  9. Place baguette slices on serving plates
  10. Spread a layer of warmed mayonnaise mixture onto each baguette slice using a silicone brush
  11. Top each baguette slice with an even portion of the meat-tofu-vegetable mixture from the large mixing bowl using tongs

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Beti’s Reflections

Bonjour, my foodie friends! I recently stumbled upon a delightful fusion recipe that marries the best of French and Vietnamese flavors. Picture this: a quaint Parisian café meets a bustling Hanoi street food stall. The result? Frangnamese Baguette Bites! These scrumptious appetizers are perfect for serving at your next soirée or simply enjoying as a tasty lunchtime treat.

This recipe serves four people and is an absolute crowd-pleaser. However, it’s important to note that it’s not suitable for those following gluten-free, low-carb, dairy-free, or keto-friendly diets. But trust me, the flavor explosion is worth every single carb!

The ingredients in these Frangnamese Baguette Bites are what make them truly special. A crispy baguette serves as the base for thinly sliced grilled meat (chicken, pork, or beef) or tofu, tangy pickled vegetables (carrots and daikon radish), and a medley of fresh herbs like cilantro, mint, and basil. To top it all off, we have a spicy mayonnaise hoisin sauce that brings everything together in perfect harmony.

To create these fusion masterpieces, start by preheating your grill pan over medium heat. Slice your baguette into 1-inch thick pieces and grill your choice of meat or tofu until cooked through. In a small saucepan, whisk together mayonnaise, hoisin sauce, and sriracha sauce until smooth and warmed through. Toss your grilled meat or tofu with the pickled vegetables and fresh herbs in a large mixing bowl to combine evenly. Finally, spread the warmed mayo mixture onto each baguette slice before topping with the meat-tofu-vegetable mixture.

And voilà! Your Frangnamese Baguette Bites are ready to be devoured! These unique fusion cuisine appetizers are sure to impress your guests and leave them craving more. So, go ahead and indulge in these savory grilled meat tofu sandwiches with their tasty pickled veggie toppings and herb-infused baguette base. Bon appétit and happy cooking from!

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