How to Make Pho

How to make pho

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Buy beef bones with white center, and marrow (3lbs), tendons, and fatty cut of brisket.  Clean brisket, tendon and bones, (boil and drain).

Buy beef bones with white center, and marrow (3lbs), tendons, and fatty cut of brisket. Clean brisket, tendon and bones, (boil and drain).

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Peel and toast ginger

Peel and toast ginger

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Peel and roast onions

Peel and roast onions

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Roast ginger and onion until brown

Roast ginger and onion until brown

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Add fresh water to bones, brisket and tendons.  Bring to a boil then reduce to simmer.

Add fresh water to bones, brisket and tendons. Bring to a boil then reduce to simmer.

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Add 2 measures of salt

Add 2 measures of salt

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Add in onion, ginger, star anise, coriander  Simmer x 8 hours 1/2 covered on low heat.  Skim fat every hour to ensure clear pho broth

Add in onion, ginger, star anise, coriander Simmer x 8 hours 1/2 covered on low heat. Skim fat every hour to ensure clear pho broth

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Add in clove at the 4th hour

Add in clove at the 4th hour

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Remove tendon and brisket after 4-5 hours.  Slice both and set aside.

Remove tendon and brisket after 4-5 hours. Slice both and set aside.

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Remove extra tendon from beef bones and set aside

Remove extra tendon from beef bones and set aside

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Remove extra fat and thin slice the brisket

Remove extra fat and thin slice the brisket

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Skim broth to remove fat   Season with fish sauce (3tbsp to taste)

Skim broth to remove fat Season with fish sauce (3tbsp to taste)

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Thin slice beef round

Thin slice beef round

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Quarter beef meatballs

Quarter beef meatballs

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Thin slice green onion, cilantro, onion, lemon/lime

Thin slice green onion, cilantro, onion, lemon/lime

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Bring water to a boil and immerse noodles.  Drain immediately.

Bring water to a boil and immerse noodles. Drain immediately.

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Put noodles, rare steak , tendon, beef brisket, meatballs, onion, green onion and cilantro in a bowl

Put noodles, rare steak , tendon, beef brisket, meatballs, onion, green onion and cilantro in a bowl

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Pour boiling broth over and serve!

Pour boiling broth over and serve!

Ingredients

3 Pounds Beef bones  
3 Pounds Brisket 
2 Onions 
1 Large clove 
1 Ginger 
6 Star anise 
1 Pounds Tendon 
1 Tablespoon Coriander seeds 
2 Tablespoons Salt 
1 Pounds Beef meatballs 
3 Tablespoons Fish sauce 
1 Pounds Beef round (thin sliced) 
1 Bunch Cilantro 
1 Bunch Green onion 
1 Bunch Basil 
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