Chicken Pho



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Is there anything more restorative than Chicken Pho? Make it yourself, at home, with fresh ingredients and the right recipe!

See one of our favourites below…



P R E P   T I M E  :   5        C O O K I N G   T I M E  :   2 5         S E R V E S  :    4

I N G R E D I E N T S   M E T H O D  

Large piece of fresh ginger
peeled and sliced

2 garlic cloves, crushed

2 star anise

1tbs soy sauce

1 tbs fish sauce

2 chicken breasts, fillets

11 chicken stock

150 g Pad Thai rice noodles

100g bean shoots

1/2 cup mint leaves

1/2 cup coriander leaves

2 tbs crisp fried shallots, optional

2 spring onions, thinly sliced

sliced red chilli, to serve


Step 1: Combine ginger, garlic, star anise, soy and fish sauce with 2 cups water in a large saucepan.

Bring to the boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low. Add chicken and simmer for 10 minutes until

just cooked. Remove ginger and star anise and discard. Transfer chicken to a plate, then shred

when cooled. Add stock to pan and return to simmer.


Step 2: Meanwhile, place noodles in a heatproof bowl. Cover with boiling water. Stand for

5 minutes. Drain.


Step 3: Divide noodles between serving bowls. Top with chicken. Ladle stock mixture into

bowls. Top with bean shoots, herbs, shallot, onion and chilli.



This aromatic soup can also be made with prawns. Cook 400g peeled green prawns for 4

minutes or until they change colour.




Recipe thanks to Woolworths


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