Aromatic Vietnamese Beef Pho with Thai Basil

We show you how to create a wonderfully delicate beef pho which is nothing short of perfection. The way all the spices and flavors come together is incredibly heavenly that you will savour every mouthful.

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Aromatic-Vietnamese-Beef-Pho Ingredients


  • 30 Grams Bean Sprouts
  • 1 Small Bunch Thai Basil
  • 1 Ginger
  • 2 Shallot
  • 1 Tablespoons Peanuts
  • 300 Grams Top Round Steak
  • 1 1L Pack Beef Stock
  • 1 Pack Pho Spice Mix (Star Anise, Coriander)
  • 0.25 Teaspoons Thai Chili Paste
  • 1 180 Gram Pack Rice Noodles
  • About 610 Calories Per Serving
  • Makes 2 Servings


Prepare the ingredients:


Prepare the ingredients:

Bring a large pot of water to a boil over high heat. Wash the fresh produce. Tear Thai basil leaves, discarding stems. Trim and discard skin of ginger and cut into 3 pieces. Peel shallots and quarter. Roughly chop peanuts. Pat dry beef with paper towel. Slice against the grain as thinly as possible.

Make Pho Broth:


Make Pho Broth:

In a separate large pot, combine beef broth, spice mix, ginger, and shallot. Bring to a boil over high heat, then cover pot, reduce heat to medium, and simmer until flavors have melded, about 15 minutes.

Marinate Beef:


Marinate Beef:

While pho broth simmers, in a medium bowl, combine beef with Thai chile paste. Toss to coat. Set aside to marinate for at least 10 minutes at room temperature or overnight in fridge.

Cook Rice Noodles:


Cook Rice Noodles:

Place rice noodles in a large bowl and pour over boiling water. Soak until tender, 9-10 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water for 30 seconds. Divide rice noodles evenly between bowls and top with bean sprouts.

Cook Beef:


Cook Beef:

Heat 1 teaspoon vegetable oil in a large pan over medium heat. Season beef with salt and pepper. When oil is shimmering, add beef and cook until browned on outside and cooked through, about 2 minutes per side. Divide evenly over rice noodles.



You plate it:

Strain pho broth through a colander, reserving broth and discarding all other ingredients. Taste and add salt and pepper as needed. Pour evenly over noodles and beef. Garnish with Thai basil and peanuts. Serve hot. Enjoy!


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