Recipe: Banh Mi Pizza

Throughout the Pacific region you’ll find a multitude of Asian influences combined with American fare to make tasty Asian fusion dishes — like this Banh Mi Pizza. 


Banh Mi Pizza

Category: Food & Drinks, Food Recipes

Banh Mi Pizza


  • Naan bread
  • ¾ cup shredded carrots
  • 4 radishes, thinly sliced
  • ½ English cucumber, cut paper thin
  • 4 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • ½ pound ground pork or chicken
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil, divided
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup cilantro, coarsely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon sriracha
  • For the 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


  1. Preheat oven to 500 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl combine carrots, radishes, rice vinegar and sugar. Set aside.
  3. In a medium skillet, heat 1 tablespoon sesame oil and 1 teaspoon olive oil to medium-high heat. Add pork/chicken. Cook until brown and crispy, about 5 to 7 minutes. Add soy sauce, fish sauce and sriracha. Toss to coat. Remove from heat and set aside.
  4. Place naan on a baking sheet and brush 1 tablespoon sesame oil over naan. Cover with cheese and pork. Cook naan on baking dish until naan begins to turn golden brown and cheese is melted, about eight minutes.
  5. While the pizza is in the oven, make the sauce. Combine mayo, sriracha, sesame oil and rice vinegar. Season with salt to taste.
  6. Once the pizza comes out of the oven top with pickled veggies and cilantro. Drizzle with spicy sauce to serve.
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