Chicken Pho


Prep time
10 minutes
Cooking time
20 minutes
Total time
30 minutes


Vietnamese Chicken Pho (Pho Ga)


2 pk
chicken broth (32 ounce boxes)
2 c
chicken breast (shredded)
1⁄2 pk
vermicelli noodles (cooked according to the package)
1 t
ground ginger
1⁄4 t
ground cardamom
2 clv
garlic (crushed)
1⁄2 t
1 bn
green onions (chopped)
1⁄4 c
fish sauce
1 bn
cilantro (chopped)
1 bn
bean sprouts
Limes (quartered)


1) Soak the rice vermicelli in a bowl of hot water to soften. Drain and set aside.

2) In a large  pot, bring chicken stock to a boil over high heat. Add fish sauce, ginger, garlic, and cardamon. Salt to taste. Add chicken and simmer.

3) Ready the garnishes. Arrange cilantro,  bean sprouts, and lime slices on a platter and place on table for easy access.

4) Divide the rice noodles evenly among bowls. Ladle the chicken stock and meat over the noodles.  Add the green onion. 

5) Serve immediately, accompanied with the platter of garnishes.