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Chicken phở - Smitten Kitchen

Chicken pho is a lot less complex to make than beef pho broth. Bookmarking for fall, if we are indeed going to get a hot summer now!

  • 2 unpeeled yellow onions, quartered
  • Three 1/2-inch-thick slices of unpeeled fresh ginger, smashed
  • 4 quarts cold water
  • 3 pounds chicken bones or chicken wings
  • One fresh 3 1/2-pound chicken, quartered
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • Additional spices (optional): Cinnamon, star anise, black cardamoms, coriander seeds, fennel seeds or cloves
  • 1/4 cup Asian fish sauce
  • 1 pound dried rice noodles, a linguine shape ( bánh phở ) if you can find them