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Hearty Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup

Hearty Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup Recipe

  • 5 pounds oxtails or beef short ribs
  • 6 quarts water
  • 5 star anise
  • One 2-inch cinnamon stick
  • 5 cloves
  • 1 teaspoon black peppercorns
  • 2- to 3-inch piece (about 2 ounces) ginger
  • 2 medium onions, cut in half
  • 1 pound stewing beef, trimmed of excess fat
  • 5 tablespoons Vietnamese or Thai fish sauce, or to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 pound thin or medium dried rice noodles, soaked in warm water for 15 minutes and drained
  • 2 cups bean sprouts, rinsed
  • Lime Juice Yin-Yang (see Notes)
  • 1 pound eye of round or other boneless lean beef, very thinly sliced across the grain into 1- to 2-inch-long slices
  • ½ cup Asian basil or sweet basil leaves
  • ½ cup coriander leaves
  • 3 shallots, thinly sliced
  • 1 or 2 bird or serrano chiles, minced
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Nutritional information
Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 489kcal (24%)
Total Fat 19g (30%)
Saturated Fat 8g (38%)
Cholesterol 76mg (25%)
Total Carbohydrate 51g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 2g
Protein 26g
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.



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