Vietnamese Style Grilled Shrimp Sandwiches

shrimp sandwich
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French rolls filled with grilled shrimp, rice wine vinegar marinated cucumbers, mixed herbs and carrots. Garnished with a Vietnamese drizzle and pickled jalapeños.


1 garlic clove, thinly sliced
3 tsp. sugar
3 tbsp. water
1 tsp. kosher salt
4 tbsp. fish sauce
2 tbsp. lime juice
2 seedless cucumbers, thinly sliced
2 tbsp. rice wine vinegar
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. sugar
8 small French rolls
2 lb. peeled shrimp, grilled
3 carrots, shredded
Bean sprouts, as needed
2 cups mixed herbs (basil, mint, cilantro, and rau raum, if available)
Pickled jalapeños, for garnish


1. For drizzle: Combine ingredients in bowl, set aside.

2. Combine cucumber, vinegar, salt, and sugar. Marinate for at least 20 min.

3. To order, top the bottom half of each roll with grilled shrimp, cucumbers, bean sprouts, carrots and herbs. Garnish sandwiches with Vietnamese drizzle and pickled jalapeños, if desired.

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