Pho – beef soup and rice noodles

Ease : 1
Cost : 2
Spicy : 1
People : 8
Baking :

Ingredients :

  • 3 kg of Ribs
  • 500 g stewing beef or rump steak or other piece of tender beef
  • 4 onions
  • 1 piece fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 teaspoon black peppercorns
  • salt
  • 500 g of fresh rice noodles or 250 g of dried noodles
  • 500 g of fresh bean sprouts
  • 6 spring onions
  • 4 tomatoes
  • nuoc mam sauce
  • lemon juice
  • 2 green or red chilis
  • chopped coriander leaves

Preparation :

Put the dish of ribs and beef pot roast in a pressure cooker filled with cold water,
add 2 chopped onions, ginger, cinnamon, peppercorns and salt. Cover and let simmer for 6 hours on low heat.

Cook noodles in another pot, they should remain fairly firm.

Put the bean sprouts in a colander and pour over boiling water, remove and let cool, then remove all the blackened tails.

Mince the spring onions, cut tomatoes into thin slices, peel and cut the remaining 2 onions into thin slices. Cut the beef into thin slices.

To serve : Put a certain amount of noodles, bean sprouts, a few slices of beef, sliced ​​tomatoes and onions in each bowl and pour the broth.

The guests add themselves the nuoc mam sauce, lemon juice, chillies and coriander.

Tips : Serve immediately to table, taking the warm broth and adding the various ingredients in each bowl.

Anecdote : This is the national dish of Vietnam! It is rather like the Moh Hin Gha of Burma.