I made some boiled chicken (Recipe ID: 169798) and used the leftover soup to make pho the next day.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Chicken soup (Recipe ID: 169798)
4 cups
Pho noodles
150 g
Beef for shabu-shabu
100 g
Bean sprouts
1/3-1/2 bag
Onion (red if you have it)
Fish sauce
1 heaping tablespoon
Shredded Japanese leek or coriander (garnish)
as needed
as needed


1. Boil some water in a pan and boil the bean sprouts, beef (skim off the fat) and pho noodles in that order. (You can use the same water.)
2. Season the soup with fish sauce then pepper and salt if it needs it.
3. Add all of the pho ingredients to a bowl and pour the chicken soup over them. Top with garnish and a squeeze of lime juice and it's ready to serve.

Story Behind this Recipe

I made some boiled chicken and wanted to use the leftover soup for a light dish so I decided to make some pho. It's just flavoured simply with fish sauce. The taste may be simple but it's also delicious.