Easy-Peasy Vietnamese Pho

Serves 3
Total Time
1 Hour 10 Minutes
For the pho
1 litre of beef stock
3 servings of flat rice noodles
1 large white onion
2 small chunks of ginger
1 stick of cinnamon
3-4 star anise
1 tbsp of cloves
250g of thinly sliced beef brisket/flank
3 tbsp of fish sauce
2 tbsp of yellow rock sugar
To garnish
Thai basil
Raw bean sprouts
Lime wedges
Step 1

Halve the white onion and ginger. Place them on an ungreased tray in the top rack of the oven to broil at 220°C for 15-20 minutes or until you see the outer layer beginning to turn charred and black.

Step 2

Soak the noodles in water for 20-30 minutes until soft and bendable. Boil for ten minutes until they reache your desired consistency.

Step 3

Pour the stock into a stockpot. Bring to a boil then simmer for 40 minutes. Remove any scum that floats to the top.

Step 4

Prepare the beef by cutting into thin slices.

Step 5

Add the fish sauce, place the garnishes on top and enjoy.

Recipe courtesy of JennReviews.com

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