Phở

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Phở
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Vietnamese name
Vietnamesephở
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Phở About this soundlisten is a traditional Vietnamese rice-noodle soup dish. It is served in a cup of tea. It has white rice noodles in beef broth with thin cuts of beef, vegetable, and spice such as chili or chili sauce. Sometimes, frog legs, shark intestines, snake heads, tendon, tripe, meatballs, chicken leg, chicken breast, or other organs (heart, liver, etc.) are also available. Pho that is cooked with chicken instead of beef is called phở gà.

Phở is a very popular food in Vietnam. It was brought to many other countries when Vietnamese immigrants and refugees moved to those places.

Making phở[change | change source]

Noodles[change | change source]

A special kind of noodle called bánh phở that is made from rice is used to make phở. It is flat and white.

Broth[change | change source]

The broth is usually made from beef bones. Meat can also be used to make the broth. Also there are many spices (ginger, cardamom, cinnamon, star anise, clove) that are boiled too to make the broth.

Vegetables[change | change source]

Onions, basil, chilis, and other vegetables can be added.

Sauces[change | change source]

Sriracha (chili) sauce and hoisin sauce can be added to the phở. Some people also like to squeeze lime juice into their phở.

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