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Tuesday's Cupboard—Banh Mi Dogs

Hot dogs with a Vietnamese twist

Banh Mi Dogs
Adapted from Bon Appétit July 2016

Equipment:  Large pasta or soup pot with a shallow steamer basket *
*  If you don't have a shallow steamer basket, zap the buns in the microwave or wrap them in foil & heat them in the oven for about 8 minutes on 350°F.
Ingredients 1 package of footlong Caspers hotdogs (available at Safeway)1 package of Rainbo giant hotdog bunsHarissa red pepper paste or 1 thinly sliced red bell pepper (for the non-spicy version)1 bunch of pre-cleaned, fresh cilantro, torn into large pieces

peanut satay sauce  1/3 cup smooth peanut butter1/4 cup lite coconut milk1 tsp. chopped garlic2 T. apple cider vinegar1 T. Thai fish sauce (available at Safeway)1 T. honey1/2 tsp. kosher salt
In a 1 cup glass measuring cup, mix together all ingredients & set aside.

pickled carrots 1  10-oz. bag of shredded carrots1/2 cup seasoned rice vinegar1 T. fine white sugar2 tsp. kosher salt1/4 tsp. cracked black pepper

In a small bowl, add rice …