Chicken Pho Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken Pho recipe? Learn how to make Chicken Pho using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by supercoops

Makes 4 servings



vietnamese soup-easy/quick version

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken Pho

1600 ml water
30 g (6) chicken stock cubes
75 g onion, thinly sliced
4 tsp fresh ginger, 4 1/2 inch thick slices
20 ml nam pla (fish sauce)
2 cloves garlic, halved
2 g star anise
2 g (6) cloves
150 g fresh bean sprouts
80 g baby carrots, sliced in thirds
150 g cellophane noodles or bean thread noodles, pre cut
30 g spring onions, sliced
400 g chicken breast
5 g cilantro leaves
5 g fresh mint leaves

Recipe Directions for Chicken Pho

  1. Bring large pot of water to boil, then remove from heat.

  2. Add noodles to the pot; let stand until tender, about 15 minutes, then drain and set aside in a large serving bowl.

  3. Combine chicken broth, onion slices, fish sauce, sliced baby carrots and chicken in a soup pot; bring to a simmer.

  4. In a cheesecloth or tea infuser, add the whole cloves, sliced ginger, garlic, star anise and place in the soup pot with the chicken.

  5. Simmer the chicken, vegetables and spice mixture for about 30 minutes, until chicken is tender and cooked through.

  6. Remove chicken and cool it until you can cut into cubes; place back into the simmering soup pot.

  7. Remove the cheesecloth or tea infuser, discard ingredients inside.

  8. Add bean sprouts and simmer for about 5 more minutes.

  9. Ladle the soup into the large serving bowl with the noodles.

  10. Add the green onions, cilantro and mint leaves to the serving bowl.

  11. Serve with fresh lime wedges.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 642.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
353
Calories from Fat
39
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.3g
7%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
86mg
29%
Sodium
2380mg
99%
Potassium
460mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
41.8g
14%
Dietary Fiber
2.3g
9%
Sugars
2.2g
Protein
34.1g
Vitamin A 60% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 8% Iron 17%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Low in sugar
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
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