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vietnamese chicken noodle soup

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

Simple and delicious

yield 2 -4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 2 Hr 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For vietnamese chicken noodle soup

  • 1
    whole chicken
  • 12 c
  • 4 sm
    shallots sliced
  • 6 slice
    ginger about the size of a quarter
  • 4
    whole star anise
  • 2
    cinnamon sticks
  • 1/3 c
    fish sauce
  • 6 oz
    rice sticks
  • 2 c
    bean sprouts
  • 1/4 c
    each scallions, cilantro, basil and mint chopped
  • lime wedges for serving

How To Make vietnamese chicken noodle soup

  • 1
    Cut the chicken into pieces. Add to a large pot. Pour the water over the chicken pieces. Add the shallots, ginger,, star anise, and cinnamon sticks. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer 2 hours skimming the impurites from the broth. Strain the broth into a clean pot. Set the chicken aside to cool a bit.
  • 2
    Place the broth back on the stove and bring to a simmer. Add the fish sauce and cook on low to keep warm
  • 3
    Shred the chicken removing the skin and bones. Cook the noodles according to package directions.
  • 4
    Add noodles to bowls. Top with chicken and bean sprouts. Ladle the hot broth over the noodles. Top with remaining herbs. Add a squeeze of lime when serving

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