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Easy Chicken Pho Recipe

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  • Author: Caroline Phelps
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 2 people 1x
  • Category: Soups
  • Method: Stove top
  • Cuisine: Vietnamese


This is a quick, easy and VERY tasty recipe for chicken pho made with leftover roasted chicken.


  • 1 quart low sodium chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons ginger (cut into thin strips)
  • 2 cups roasted chicken (shredded or roughly chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1/2 cup cilantro (finely chopped)
  • 1 jalapeno (thinly sliced)
  • 6 ounce rice noodles, dry
  • lime wedges


  1. In a medium pot over high heat, add broth and ginger and bring to a boil.
  2. Shred the roast chicken using your fingers and add to the broth. Add fish sauce, lower heat and cover. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  3. Bring a pot of water to boil and turn the heat off. Add rice noodles and let soak for 6-10 minutes or follow instructions on the package. Strain and set aside.
  4. Put your bowl of soup together by adding noodles and topping with jalapeno and cilantro.
  5. Serve chicken pho recipe with lime wedge and white pepper.


This Easy Chicken Pho Recipe Is:

Very low in sugar
High in manganese
High in niacin
High in selenium


  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 439
  • Sugar: 1.9 g
  • Sodium: 3000.2 mg
  • Fat: 1.6 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.6 g
  • Carbohydrates: 74.1 g
  • Fiber: 1.8 g
  • Protein: 27.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 48 mg
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