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Pho Ga (Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup)

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“This dish is not complicated to make. Stir some chicken and spices together and simmer. Finish with a squeeze of lime and nam pla and you have soup to die for.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large pot, place chicken wings, garlic, ginger, lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves and galangal root in 1 liter of water. Bring to a boil over high heat.
  2. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 30 minutes, occasionally removing foam that floats to surface of broth.
  3. Shred lettuce into bite sized pieces. Cut tomato into small wedges. Remove root ends of bean sprouts.
  4. Soak pho noodles according to package directions.
  5. When soup has simmer 30 minutes, stir in the nam pla and lime juice. Season with salt and black pepper.
  6. Separate noodles into two bowls, pulling gently apart. Top both bowls with bean sprouts and lettuce.
  7. Ladle broth into each bowl and garnish with tomato slices and cilantro.

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