Recipe : Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup23:33
Flat rice noodles (can use Kuey Teow)
Beef - fat trimmed
Salt salt and freshly ground pepper
1 large onion, halved
1 4-inch piece ginger, unpeeled, halved
4-5 cups water
2 star anise pods
1 cinnamon stick
2 to 4 tablespoons fish sauce
Fresh fresh bean sprouts
Place a large pot over high heat. Poke the meat all over with a fork to tenderize it and season with salt and pepper. Sear the meat until charred but still rare, 2 to 3 minutes per side, then transfer to a plate. Add the onion and ginger to the pot; cook about 4 minutes. Add water, the star anise and cinnamon, reduce the heat and simmer about 20-30 minutes.
Meanwhile, thinly slice the scallions and and tear the cilantro. Thinly slice the meat.
Add the fish sauce to the broth and boil 5 minutes.
Serve the noodles in bowl, top with the broth, beef, scallions, cilantro, bean sprouts. Also its good to go with sambal kicap :)