PHO BO Vietnamese Beef and Rice Noodle SoupFrom chefelaine 8 years ago
- 3 qt beef broth shopping list
- 12 each Fresh ginger root slices shopping list
- 3 each lemongrass stalks coarsely chopped shopping list
- 6 oz shallots sliced thin, with additional as desired for garnish shopping list
- 1 each cinnamon stick shopping list
- 3 oz Nuoc nam (Vietnamese fish sauce) or nam pla (Thai fish sauce) shopping list
- salt to taste shopping list
- 1.5 lb beef tenderloin or other tender beef steak , raw shopping list
- 1.5 lb rice sticks (like rice 'spaghetti') shopping list
- as desired each mung bean sprouts for garnish shopping list
- as desired each fresh mint leaves for garnish shopping list
- as desired each fresh cilantro leaves for garnish shopping list
- as desired each Fresh red chiles seeded and sliced thin, for garnish shopping list
- as desired each lime wedges for garnish shopping list
- as desired each Chile paste with garlic for garnish shopping list
How to make it
- Combine the broth, ginger, lemon grass, shallots, and cinnamon stick in a stockpot.
- Simmer 30 minutes.
- Strain. Discard the solids.
- Add the fish sauce.
- Taste and add salt if necessary
- Partially freeze the beef to make it easier to slice.
- Slice the beef into paper-thin slices.
- Just before serving, drop the rice sticks into boiling water.
- Bring the water back to a boil and drain immediately.
- bring the broth back to a boil.
- Place each garnish in a separate bowl and arrange on the dining table.
- Place 2 oz beef slices in the bottom of each soup bowl.
- Ladle 8 fl oz broth over the beef slices.
- The boiling broth cooks the beef in moments.
- Add rice noodles to the bowl.
- Allow guests to help themselves to garnishes to flavor soup as desired.
The Cookchefelaine Muskoka, CANA
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Love this, use to order this all the timw wehn I lived in southern California..Thx-Markymarky90 in Dearborn loved it
sounds good like the rice noodles... five spoons for youpeetabear in mid-hudson valley loved it
I used to work with a Hmong gentleman that gave me most of these ingredients when I asked him for a good Hmong recipe. It was very good. However he tried to teach me to pronounce pho correctly. According to his laughter this MinnesOtan was not capab...morelasaf in St. Paul loved it