Pho (Vietnamese beef soup)

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Pho (Vietnamese beef soup)

Pho (Vietnamese beef soup)

Pho (Vietnamese beef soup)
Pho (Vietnamese beef soup)

Number of people

1 kg of beef to be braised (the same as for Burgundy)

500 g beef tail (if you like)

1 onion pricked with 2 cloves

2 pinches of coriander

1 star of star anise

3 tablespoons nuoc mam (taste to adjust, it must be a little salty otherwise it is bland when you add the noodles)


500 g rice noodles
To serve:

Thai basil or mint


Soybean sprouts

Lemon Lemon



Preparation Printing
Preparation: 15 min
Cooking time: 2 h
Step 1
For the beef broth:
Step 2
Put the meat, onion, coriander flower, star anise, nuoc mam in a large pot, cover with water, bring to a boil, skim.
Step 3
Simmer for about 2 hours (or shorter in pressure cooker) the meat should be super tender.
Step 4
Step 5
Cook the rice noodles as indicated on the package.
Step 6
Soak 1 hour in lukewarm water before cooking if you are patient.
Step 7
Step 8
Cut the beef into thin slices
Step 9
Add the beef tail meat
Step 10
Place on the noodles
Step 11
Pour in the very hot broth
Step 12
Put the herbs in.
Step 13
Enjoy your meal!
Author's note
Can also be done with chicken, I recommend thighs that remain soft, the whites would be too dry. Coriander flower in Asian shops (Hoa Hat tieu, if it translates to pepper flower)

I add my grain of salt

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