Bahn Mi Pizza
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Serves: 30
  • 1 batch of your favorite pizza dough
For the veggies:
  • ¾ cup shredded carrots
  • 4 radishes, julienned
  • ½ English cucumber, cut paper thin (should yield about1/2 cup sliced cucumber)
  • 4 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • ½ pound ground pork
  • 1 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  • ½ teaspoon sriracha (or more if you like spice)
Spicy Sauce
  • ½ cup low-fat mayo
  • 1 ¼ teaspoon sriracha (or more if you like spice)
  • ½ teaspoon sesame oil
  • ½ teaspoon rice vinegar
  • Salt to taste
  • Assembly:
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup cilantro
  1. Preheat oven to 500 degrees. Put pizza stone in oven. Heat for at least 15 minutes.
  2. In a medium bowl combine carrots, radish, rice vinegar and sugar. Set aside.
  3. In a medium non-stick skillet, heat 1 teaspoon sesame oil and two teaspoons olive oil to a medium-high heat. Add pork. Cook until brown and crispy, about five to seven minutes. Add soy sauce, fish sauce and sriracha. Toss to coat. Remove from heat and set aside.
  4. Roll pizza dough out on a pizza peel covered with cornmeal.
  5. For assembly: Brush 1 tablespoon sesame oil over pizza. Cover with cheese and pork. Slide pizza onto pizza stone. Cook until pizza is golden brown and cheese is melted, about eight minutes.
  6. While the pizza is in the oven, make the sauce. Combine mayo, sriracha, sesame oil and rice vinegar. Season with salt to taste.
  7. Once the pizza comes out of the oven top with pickled veggies. Sprinkle cilantro over. Drizzle with spicy sauce.
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