Oxtail Pho

The 365 Dinner Project

I’d never tried oxtail before and I’m sad I hadn’t. It’s SO good! This soup is sinfully good, but feels good too. It takes 2 days to make, but totally worth it. I even grew the sprouts myself on our counter!

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For the beef broth:
  • 1 large onion, halved
  • Two 3-inch pieces fresh ginger
  • 6 quarts chicken broth
  • 4 lbs oxtail
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon black peppercorn
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 4 star anise
  • 3 whole cloves
  • 1 black cardamom pod
  • 1/2 cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander seeds
    For the beef pho’:
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 8 ounces udon noodles
  • 2 cups bean sprouts
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup mint leaves
  • 1/2 cup Thai basil
  • 4 scallions, sliced
  • chili flakes, to taste
  • 3 limes
    For the beef broth:
  • Heat a heavy pan or cast iron over high heat. Add the onions…

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~ by accordingtoleanne on July 5, 2015.

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