Vietnamese Raw Beef Phô

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August 1, 2016

Vietnamese Raw Beef Phô 5 0 5 2

A tasty Vietnamese soup for your slow cooker

  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 9 hrs
  • 5 mins

    9 hrs

    9 hrs 5 mins

  • Yields: 4-6 Bowls


For the Stock

1L of Beef Stock

1x 5cm pieces of ginger-cut in half (I cut it vertically into 3 strips for maximum flavour)

1x brown onion-thinly sliced

2x cloves of garlic-roughly chopped

3x Star Anise

2x cinnamon quills-lightly crushed

2 tblsp of caster sugar

1/3 cup of Fish Sauce

4 Cups (1L) of water

Juice of half a fresh lime

Juice of half a fresh lemon

For the Bowl

800g Beef Fillet-thinly sliced (as thin as possible)

375g Rice noodles

Bean shoots

Fresh herbs (coriander, mint, basil ect must be fresh)

Red Onion-thinly sliced (for toppings)


For the Broth

1Place beef stock, water, star anise, cinnamon quills, brown onion slices, fish sauce, caster sugar and ginger into the Slow Cooker.

2Cook on low for 8-10 hours (as long as possible)

3Cook rice noodles seperatly as per packet instructions

For the Bowl

1Divide up cooked noodles into bowls

2Top with thinly sliced raw beef

3Add fresh herbs, red onion and bean shoots

4Ladle hot stock over noodles and meat (very important that the stock is hot as it needs to cook the meat)

5Add chilli and add a squeeze of lime and lemon juice to your bowl (to taste)

6Enjoy 😀

7This is a very hearty recipe that I found on Taste.Com and have adapted for my slow cooker.

8I used a large 6L cooker as I doubled the recipe.

Submitted by Sharni Krygger


2 Reviews


April 14, 2020

This is excellent! Very authentic and flavoursome!


April 13, 2020

This is excellent! Very authentic!

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