Taste of Vietnam Leftover Sandwich

Left over Turkey Sandwich

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3 cups cabbage, finely shredded

1/2 cup carrots, finely shredded

1/2 cup rice vinegar, divided

1/2 tsp salt

1 tsp sugar

1/3 cup green onions, thickly sliced, make sure you keep the tops

1 Tbsp lime juice

1 Tbsp fresh ginger, chopped

3 tsp garlic, chopped

1/2 tsp Chinese five-spice powder

4 cups shredded cooked turkey (dark meat is best for this sandwich)

4 long rolls

4 tsp Asian chili paste

1/4 cup cilantro leaves


  • In a medium bowl, mix cabbage and carrots with 1/4 cup rice vinegar, salt, and sugar.
  • Set aside and let stand about 30 minutes.
  • In a blender or a food processor, add remaining 1/4 cup of rice vinegar along with green onions, lime juice, ginger, garlic and five-spice powder.
  • The mixture should become smooth after being blended or whirled
  • Pour mixture into a bowl and add turkey.
  • Mix to coat.
  • Split long rolls lengthwise. Leave attached at one side
  • Spread 1 tsp chili paste on one cut side of each roll.
  • Mound turkey mixture on top and then place cabbage mixture and cilantro leaves.

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Taste of Vietnam Leftover Sandwich