How to Cook Delicious Chicken Pho

Chicken Pho


  • Prepare 1 chicken about 2kg
  • Phở noodles
  • Fish sauce
  • Pepper
  • Chili sauce
  • Salt
  • Chicken seasoning
  • Onion 500g
  • Red onion 100gr
  • Ginger, scallions, coriander, chili, lemon, lime leaves
  • Turmeric powder
  • Coriander seeds, also known as coriander seeds
  • Tubular bone: 2kg


Step 1: Stew Pork Bones

This is quite an important step that is the pork bone stew. You stew 2kg pork bones in 4 liters of water. Before putting pork bones in the stew, you should pay attention to wash them thoroughly, then bare them with hot water once and then pour the water away. Rinse the bones with clean water. Start simmering the bones.

Remember to keep the heat low, adjust the heat to bring the water to a rolling boil and skim off the foam to make the broth sweet and clear. Bone cellar for 2 to 3 hours.

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Step 2: Add Coriander Seeds

An indispensable ingredient that makes up the special flavor of northern chicken noodle soup is coriander seeds, also known as coriander seeds. You put cilantro seeds into a filter bag or a tool to pack the seeds in to drop into the pot of pork bone broth.

Step 3: Boil the Chicken

Clean the chicken by scrubbing with salt and rinsing. Then we put the chicken in the bone broth to start boiling.

Note: When boiling chicken is very important, so you let the temperature at first let it be a bit big and then reduce it to let the water boil. The purpose of the chicken outside is not crushed, but cooked evenly inside and out.

Step 4: Preliminary Processing of Onions and Ginger

Add the onion, ginger, and red onion to the grill. You can bake using a variety of methods, you can grill in a pan, remove the baking foil or grill on charcoal. In this place, you will roast ginger and onion on the edge.

Clean the burnt parts of freshly grilled ginger and onions. Chop the onion into 4 but do not cut it. Ginger is crushed just right. Next, put them all into the stewing pot with the bones and chicken.

Step 5: Take Out the Boiled Chicken

When the water boils, you should skim off the foam, note that only skimming the foam does not skim the chicken fat above.

Boil for about 30 to 40 minutes, then poke the chicken with a stick to check the doneness of the chicken.

After determining the chicken is cooked, we take the chicken out and soak the chicken in a bowl of boiled water with ice. Wait for the chicken to cool completely before taking it out. This way the chicken is not mushy, the chicken skin is always crispy and not chewy.

Step 6: Seasoning

Add seasoning to the broth to taste.

Need to add 2 tablespoons of fish sauce
Add 1 tablespoon of salt
2 tablespoons chicken seasoning

Step 7: Prepare the Accompanying Vegetables

Lemon you cut 4 or 2 parts depending on the person eating

Minced lemon leaves, similar to those with herbs

Scallions are thinly sliced, if anyone wants to leave the bulbs, we leave them unsliced.

Accompanying vegetables: collard greens, water spinach, bean sprouts… washed and drained.