Vietnamese Steak Sandwich


Vietnamese inspired spice marinated flank steak makes for a delicious twist on the traditional steak sandwich

Vietnamese Steak Sandwich


1 piece of flank steak (approx. 600g)


  • 1 cup fresh lime juice (about 4 limes)
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 spring onions, thinly sliced (about cup)
  • 2 tbsp fresh minced ginger
  • tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 large garlic clove
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • Water
  • 2 carrots, grated
  • cup fresh coriander leaves
  • 1 cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 4 Vietnamese rolls
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Combine all marinade ingredients in a plastic bag and place flank steak into bag. Seal the bag and place in the fridge to marinate for 30 minutes, turning occasionally.
  1. In a small bowl, stir together garlic, sugar, red pepper flakes, rice vinegar and 1 tbsp water to make the vinegar mixture.
  2. In another bowl, toss together the carrot, spring onion, coriander and cucumber. Toss with half the vinegar mixture. 
  3. Heat a grill or pan to high, remove the steak from the marinade and drain excess liquid. Season with salt and pepper and place on the grill. Cook, turning once, to medium rare. 
  4. Rest steak then slice thinly. 
  5. Split rolls and lightly toast. Layer with the carrot mixture and steak. Drizzle with the remaining vinegar mixture if desired.
  1. Serve Vietnamese steak sandwiches wrapped in paper as a bar snack or on a plate with fries. 
  2. Slice small portions of the steak sandwich for finger food.

    Serves 4

    Ingredients for Vietnamese Steak Sandwich

    Beef - Flat Iron Steak (500-700g) Cape Grim

    $19.19 ea

    Beef - Porterhouse Steak (200g-350g) Cape Grim

    $14.70 ea

    Beef - Rump Steak Prepacked (250-450g) Cape Grim

    $10.00 ea

    Beef - Eye Fillet Steak Prepacked (250-400g) Cape Grim

    $19.60 ea

    Onions Spring (bunch)

    $5.69 ea

    Limes (each)

    $2.11 ea

    PRB Light Soy Sauce 600ml

    $3.29 ea

    PRB Dark Soy Sauce 600ml

    $3.69 ea

    Kikkoman Less Salt Soy Sauce 250ml

    $5.29 ea

    Kikkoman - Soy Sauce (250mL)

    $4.99 ea

    Ginger (min 100g piece)

    $2.80 ea

    Garlic (head)

    $1.87 ea

    Csr Brown Sugar 500g

    $3.29 ea

    Hinode - Sweet Cooking Wine (320ml)

    $4.29 ea

    Carrots Loose (each)

    $0.52 ea

    Coriander (bunch)

    $3.49 ea

    Cucumber Telegraph (each)

    $1.69 ea

    G Grinder Black Pepper 50g

    $3.49 ea

    G Grinder Sea Salt 95g

    $3.49 ea

    Limes (min 500g net)

    $3.49 ea

    Carrots Purple (each)

    $0.51 ea

    Beef - Flank Steak (500-800g) Cape Grim

    $23.19 ea