You are here: Home » Recipes » Vietnamese Chicken Sandwiches Vietnamese Chicken Sandwiches Yield servings PrintEmail Ingredients Marinated Carrots3 tablespoons rice vinegar (not seasoned)2 tablespoons sugar1/4 teaspoon salt2 -- carrots, peeledChicken and Sandwiches4 -- (6 ounces each) skinless, boneless chicken thighs -- ginger lime marinade: recipe follows, divided2 tablespoons canola oil3/4 cup hot chicken broth1 tablespoon packed dark brown sugar1/3 cup regular or light mayonnaise4 -- (6 inch long) pieces baguette or French rolls, split, -- some of centers removed, toasted1 -- English cucumber, sliced into 6 inch long slices1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion1/2 cup packed fresh cilantro leaves Instructions 1. For marinated carrots, whisk vinegar, sugar and salt in medium bowl. Shave carrots into long thin strips with vegetable peeler. Add to vinegar mixture; toss to coat. Let stand while preparing sandwiches. 2. Place chicken thighs in plastic storage bag with sealable top; add 1/3 cup of ginger-lime marinade and oil. Press out air, seal bag and marinate for 30 minutes. 3. For dipping sauce, add chicken broth and brown sugar to ginger-lime marinade remaining in bowl; mix well. 4. Heat broiler or stovetop grill pan over medium heat on stove. Drain chicken; discard marinade. Broil chicken thighs on rack of broiler pan or grill in stovetop grill pan about 5 to 6 minutes per side, turning once, until cooked through and thermometer registers 160. 5. Spread mayonnaise over cut sides of rolls. Layer on roll bottoms the cucumber slices, onion slices, chicken thighs, drained carrots and cilantro leaves. Add roll tops. Spoon dipping sauce into individual bowls for dipping. Makes 4 servings. Ginger Lime Marinade: In small bowl, whisk together 1/3 cup reduced sodium soy sauce, 3 tablespoons Asian fish sauce, 2 teaspoons grated lime zest, 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice, 2 tablespoons minced or grated peeled fresh ginger, 3 tablespoons packed dark brown sugar, 2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic, 1 teaspoon five-spice powder, and 1 minced serrano chile.