Pho bo (Vietnamese beef and noodle soup)
TM6 TM5 TM31

Pho bo (Vietnamese beef and noodle soup)

4.5 (123 ratings)

Ingredients

  • 1 brown onion (approx. 150 g), cut into halves
  • 6 cm piece fresh ginger, peeled and cut into slices
  • 2 star anise
  • 1 cinnamon quill
  • 1 tsp mixed peppercorns
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 450 g beef bones, cut into pieces (see Tips)
  • 1400 g water
  • 80 g fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp lime juice (approx. 1 lime)
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 pinches ground white pepper
  • 300 - 350 g flat rice stick noodles (approx. 6 mm wide)
  • boiling water, for soaking
  • 300 - 350 g beef fillet steaks, partially frozen, cut into thin slices (approx. 3 mm thickness)
  • 2 - 3 spring onions/shallots, trimmed and cut into thin slices diagonally, to serve
  • 8 - 10 sprigs fresh coriander, leaves only, to serve
  • 6 - 8 sprigs fresh mint, leaves only, to serve
  • 2 sprigs fresh Thai basil, leaves only, to serve
  • 100 g fresh bean sprouts, to serve
  • 1 - 2 fresh long red chillies, deseeded if preferred and cut into thin slices, to serve
  • 1 - 2 limes, cut into cheeks, to serve
  • 30 - 50 g soy sauce, to serve

Nutrition
per 1 portion
Calories
745.4 kJ / 177.5 kcal
Protein
16.7 g
Carbohydrates
15.1 g
Fat
4.4 g
Saturated Fat
1.5 g
Fibre
4.1 g
Sodium
1756.8 mg

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