Vietnamese Lions Mane Banh Mi Sandwich (Vegan)

Vietnamese Lions Mane Banh Mi Sandwich (Vegan)

⏱️ Prep time: 5 minutes

⏱ Cook time: 15 minutes

🧑‍🍳 Serves: 2


Elevate your sandwich game with a vibrant and wholesome twist on a Vietnamese classic – the Lion's Mane Banh Mi. 

This delightful recipe transforms the classic Banh Mi into a plant-based masterpiece, featuring the rich and meat-life textures of shredded Lion's Mane mushrooms. Infused with savory vegan oyster sauce and paired with fresh cucumber, crunchy daikon radish, and julienned carrots, each bite is a burst of flavor. 

Add a touch of heat with jalapeño slices, and finish with cilantro sprigs and creamy plant-based mayo on a crusty French baguette. Perfect for lunch or a light dinner, this Lion's Mane Banh Mi is a delicious fusion of tradition and innovation. Let's dive in!



  • 8 Ounces Lion's Mane Mushroom, shredded
  • 1 Tablespoon Cooking Oil
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 1-2 Tablespoons Vegan Oyster Sauce
  • 2 French Baguette Subs, 8 inches long (slice whole baguette)
  • Handful Cucumber, sliced
  • Handful Daikon Radish, sliced
  • Handful Carrot, julienned
  • 1 Jalapeño , sliced
  • Handful Cilantro Sprigs
  • 2 Tablespoons Plant-Based Mayo

1️⃣ Shred lion's mane mushroom into large chunks.  Toss in cooking oil, salt, and pepper.  Saute on medium heat for 15 minutes or until golden, then toss in vegan oyster sauce.

2️⃣ Construct banh mi sandwich by toasting a french baguette, brushing inside with plant-based mayo, stuffing with fresh veggies and cooked lion's mane.

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