Pho (special beef noodle soup)

Pho (special beef noodle soup)

great food takes time :ohyeaah



8 servings
  1. 1 *SOUP BASE*
  2. 3 star anise
  3. 1 tsp cloves
  4. 1 stick cinnamon
  5. 2 medium onions
  6. 4 crushed garlic
  7. 1 tbsp black pepper corn
  8. 2 tsp salt
  9. 2 tbsp sugar
  10. 1 pinch msg (optional )
  11. 1 dash fish sauce
  12. 1 1/2 kg beef bone (still a bit of meat on & fat)
  13. 2 packages beef balls
  14. 400 grams topside beef
  15. 300 grams beef tendons
  16. 200 grams honeycomb tripe
  17. 2 packages rice noodles (dry or wet)
  18. 1 vietnamese mints
  19. 1 shallots
  20. 1 hoi sin sauce
  21. 1 bean spout
  22. 1 chillies
  23. 1 chilli sauce


7 hours
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    place beef bones, star anise, black pepper corn, cloves, salt, sugar, cinnamon, onions, msg and a dash of oil in a large pot add cold water turn stove to high until boiled turn down heat cook beef balls and set aside cook for 6 hours skim the broth regular and top up broth (cold water)

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    meanwhile clean tendons & tripe rub salt on it put in a second pot add water and boil for 4 hours change water every hour until soft then set it aside to cool down

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    broth almost ready

  5. Change

    broth level should be 1/4 down top up with cold water taste broth it may need more seasoning bring it back to a boil and turn off

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    cook rice noodles set aside

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    slice topside beef(against the grain), onions thinly chop vietnamese mints and shallots set aside

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    chop tendons into chunks thinly sliced tripe set aside

  9. Change

    almost there place serving noodles in a bowl add raw sliced beef in and onions (sliced)

  10. Change

    add some broth in a small pot put in some tripe and tendons boil it (super hot) then pour it in the bowl the sliced beef well cook

  11. Change

    add to the bowl with vietnamese mints and shallots serve with fish sauce and chilli, hoi sin sauce and chilli sauce on the side

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