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Vietnamese Chicken Pho

A Vietnamese hot noodle broth filled with fresh vegetables, Asian herbs, chicken breast and garnished with fresh mint, chillies and a wedge of lime.
  • 0:20 TIME
  • 10 portions

INGREDIENTS

1kg chicken breast fillets

65ml CHEF® Chicken Liquid Concentrate

20ml sunflower oil

500g fine rice noodles

1.5L boiling water

42ml CHEF® Asian Liquid Concentrate

1tsp light soy sauce

150g carrots, cut into fine matchsticks

100g spring onions, thinly sliced

100g beansprouts

100g sugar snap peas, finely sliced

10g fresh mint, chopped

10g fresh coriander, roughly chopped

20g red chilli, deseeded and very finely sliced

2 whole fresh limes, sliced into 10 wedges

METHOD

Prep: 15 minutes.  Cook: 5 minutes.

 

  1. Toss the chicken in 20g chicken concentrate, cover and marinate overnight if possible. Heat a large frying pan, add the sunflower oil and pan-fry the chicken for 2 to 3 minutes either side until golden. Place on a tray in an oven preheated to 1800C for 15 to 20 minutes or until cooked through. Set aside to cool.
  2. Cook the noodles according to pack instructions, refresh and drain then divide into 10 bowls.
  3. In a large pan, add the water followed by the remaining chicken concentrate, Asian concentrate and soy sauce and heat until boiling hot.
  4. When the chicken is cool, thinly slice as finely as possible and divide between the 10 bowls.
  5. Add the vegetables, chillies, mint, coriander and a wedge of lime to each bowl.
  6. Make sure the broth is boiling hot, pour over each dish and serve.

CHEF’S TIP

You can add different vegetables like bok or pak choi or try different noodles. Always finely slice the ingredients so they heat up with the hot broth.

NUTRITION INFORMATION

TYPICAL VALUES 

Per 100g

Per serve (1/10th recipe)

Reference Intake

% RI*

Energy

388 kJ

92  kcal

1415 kJ

334 kcal

8400 kJ

2000 kcal

17%

 

Fat

0.9g

3.2g

70g

5%

of which: saturates

0.2g

0.6g

20g

3%

Carbohydrate

13.1g

47.8g

260g

18%

of which: sugars

0.7g

2.5g

90g

3%

Fibre

0.3g

1.2g

-

-

Protein

 7.6g

27.9g

50g

56%

Salt

0.72g

2.64g

6g

44%

 

*Reference Intake of an average adult (8400 kJ/2000 kcal).

Based on the stated recipe. Portions should be adjusted for children of different ages.