Beef Pho Recipe
Beef bones with marrow: oxtails, knuckle bones, leg bones
Beef meat: chuck roast, brisket, flank
Charred onion (rinse and remove black parts before throwing into the pot) or cut in half and throw it in
4 inch charred ginger (rinse and remove black parts before throwing into the pot – optional)
Gia Vi Nau Pho Bac spice packet (small white mesh bag with coriander, cloves, cinnamon, star anise, fennel, cardamom)
Pho Broth Soup Base
Vietnamese Meat Loaf
Ground Chili Oil
Instant Beef Paste
If you don’t want to use any bone that is fine. It will decrease the cook time. Skip step 2-6
Wash the beef bones clean to get rid of any small bones.
Add the bones to a large pot and fill with water until bones are cover.
Boil the bones for 5-10 minutes to get rid of the impurities
Pour the water out and rinse the bones. Be careful, it’s hot!
Put the bones back into the pot and fill the pot with cold water
Add the beef meat (if you want to cook your meat beforehand) to a pot with water
Let it boil and cook for an hour
Add the charred onion, charred ginger, spice packet, pho broth seasoning
Cook for additional 1-4 hours. Cook longer if you want stronger flavor.
Season to your tasting. Enjoy!