Ingredients for beef noodle soup
- Delicious beef: 700g
- Beef bones (1kg)
- Cardamom (2 fruits)
- Star anise (6 petals), cinnamon
- Dried onions (5 bulbs)
- Ginger (1 bulb)
- Onions (2 bulbs)
- Fish sauce, sugar.
- Herbs (coriander, scallions)
- Pho cake (1kg)
How to Choose Beef Bones to Cook Pho?
With beef bones you should choose carefully. Because this is an important component that determines the quality of the broth. If you want a sweet and rich broth, you should simmer the tube bone (beef leg bone). To remove the bad smell from beef bones, before boiling, you need to boil for about 10 minutes, then take out and wash, then proceed to simmer.
As for beef, for this cooked beef noodle soup, if you don’t choose beef, you can choose beef, beef bucket. If using beef, you should choose flower core or turtle corn. Because this part of the meat is quite tender and very tasty. Also, don’t choose meat that’s too veiny or lean. Beef bucket should also not remove all the fat, but also do not choose the part with too much fat.
Step by Step Cooking Delicious Beef Noodle Soup
Step 1: Cook Beef Bones in Broth
Wash beef bones, then put in a large pot and simmer with 5-7 liters of water. Marinate beef bones for about 3 hours, remember to skim the foam often to make the water clearer. The broth needs to be simmered thoroughly so that the sweetness of the beef bones is released. Only then will you get the beef noodle soup you want.
– A small tip: you can use an electric noodle pot to cook Quang Huy pho to make beef bones more delicious!
Step 2: Preliminary Preparation of Bone Stew Ingredients
Take all the prepared spices including cardamom, star anise, cinnamon, dried onion, onion, ginger and bake until golden. Remember to scrape off the burnt black outer shell. Dried onions and ginger are smashed. After simmering the bones for about 1.5-2 hours, put the above ingredients into the stew with beef bones.
Add 1 tablespoon of rice noodle soup, 1 tablespoon of rice noodles, 1 teaspoon of sugar and 1 bowl of rice with fish sauce to the pot of stew. Taste to taste to your taste.
Step 3: Boil the Beef
Put the beef in the pot of bone broth and boil until just cooked. Remove and slice thinly.
Completing the Cooked Beef Noodle Soup
After you have prepared the accompanying ingredients, you proceed to lightly cover the rice noodles with boiled water and then put them in a bowl. Add a few thin slices of cooked beef to the bowl. Add chopped onion and coriander on top. Finally, add more broth and enjoy.
You can serve with fresh lemon, chili sauce, sweet sauce to add more flavor to this beef noodle soup.
How to cook cooked beef pho at home is also quite simple, isn’t it? It is important that you put your heart into cooking so that the eater will definitely feel its own taste.