Vietnamese Chicken Salad

Like a Bahn Mi Sandwich Sans Bread

Preparation info
  • Serves

    2 to 4

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      35 min

Appears in
Well Fed 2: More Paleo Recipes for People Who Love to Eat

By Melissa Joulwan

Published 2013

  • About

Let’s get something straight: This is not authentic Vietnamese food. But it is inspired by a bahn mi sandwich I ate during a legendary vacation to New York City. The jicama is a sweet, crunchy foil for the peppery bite of the relish, and the smear of creamy mayo pulls it all together. Cool, crisp, flavorful, and light, these are easy to make and fun to eat. Some of the toppings might fall off on their way to your mouth, but that means after you’ve devoured your last bit of jicama, you can s