How To Make the Best Beef Pho at Home

While making pho at home might seem like a complex task, in its most pure form, it is nothing more than a beautiful broth, supple noodles, and the toppings you choose to add.

Gluten free
∙ Serves 6-8
2 lbs (1 1/2-inch thick) beef shanks, thick
1 1/2 lbs Beef brisket or chuck, roast
8 oz Beef flank steak
2 lbs Beef knuckles
1 cup Bean sprouts
2 cups Cilantro, fresh
1 Hand ginger, about 6 ounces, large
4 Limes, medium
3 Scallions
2 Thai bird chiles
2 Yellow onions, medium
1/4 cup Fish sauce
1 Hoisin or sriracha sauce
Pasta & Grains
2 lbs Rice noodles, dry small or medium
Baking & Spices
2 tbsp Brown sugar, packed
1 Cinnamon stick
6 Cloves, whole
1 tsp Coriander seeds, whole
1 tsp Fennel seeds, whole
5 Star anise pods
Oils & Vinegars
2 tbsp Canola oil