Amazing Pho Recipe with Chicken (30 MINUTES)

Amazing Pho Recipe with Chicken

You can make this Amazing Pho Recipe with Chicken in just 30 minutes, including prep time!

The best part about this chicken pho soup recipe, is that it’s low in calories (under 300 calories!) and high in flavor! Try this recipe for pho soup any night of the week, it’s fast, healthy, and easy to make.

Amazing Pho Recipe with Chicken

This low calorie chicken pho recipe is gluten free as well, thanks to the rice noodles! It holds well in the fridge and makes great lunchtime leftovers, so make extra for simple healthy lunches or leftover dinners.

In this article for Amazing Pho Recipe with Chicken you’ll find a shopping list, printable recipe card, chicken pho calories and more.

What is Pho? Pho is a Vietnamese soup made with rice noodles. It’s a wonderful Gluten Free meal packed full of flavor, and perfect on a cold night.

Amazing Pho Recipe with Chicken

In this article you will learn how to make an easy pho soup recipe at home, in just 30 minutes.

This noodle pho recipe article will show you how to make this wonderful Vietnamese soup in a low calorie way. It will supply you with pho toppings, a pho shopping list, and even a printable how to make pho soup with chicken recipe card.

Amazing Pho Recipe with Chicken

It’s easy to make Vietnamese soup pho at home, and with this guide it can be done in just 30 minutes from start to finish.

Here’s What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Ingredients in Pho Soup (shopping list)
  • Chicken Pho Toppings
  • How to Make Pho Recipes
  • Amazing Pho Recipe with Chicken (recipe card!)
  • Chicken Pho Calories and Nutrition

This hearty soup is easy to make and healthy to eat. With the assistance of this recipe, you won’t have to brave the cold to get your favorite Vietnamese soup at the restaurant. You can make it in just 30 minutes at home!

In the next section we will review chicken pho soup ingredients and pho soup toppings…

Ingredients in Pho Soup

Chicken pho ingredients are a combination of fresh ingredients and pantry staples. Below in the ingredient list you may find that you have several of the ingredients. I recommend taking a screen shot on your phone so that you have all the ingredients in pho soup on your phone the next time you visit the grocery store.

I’ve also included a topping list for the chicken pho recipe, I like to use all the toppings… but you may find you only want to add basil. This list is a “pick and choose” list, you can use all, or none of the pho toppings.

Amazing Pho Recipe with Chicken

The rice noodles pho recipes call for can be found on line or at your grocery store. They are inexpensive and make for a great gluten free meal.

Chicken Pho Ingredients:

  • Coriander seeds
  • Clove
  • Fresh ginger 
  • Green onions 
  • Garlic
  • Cilantro 
  • Chicken broth
  • Chicken breasts
  • Rice noodles
  • Fish sauce

Chicken Pho Toppings:

  • Bean sprouts
  • Basil leaves
  • Cilantro
  • Lime wedges
  • Sliced peppers jalapeños or chili peppers
  • Sliced green onions

In the next section you’ll learn how to make pho noodle soup at home…

How to Make Pho Recipes

This section will review how to make pho recipes with chicken. You’ll find a special tip on how to make leftovers for this chicken pho soup recipe hold longer, and below you’ll find all of the ingredients and directions together in a printable recipes card.

This easy pho soup recipe can be made in just 30 minutes including prep time… and the only equipment you’ll need is a fine mesh strainer.

Amazing Pho Recipe with Chicken

Below you will learn how to make pho Vietnamese soup at home, in just 30 minutes.

Special Note: If you want to make extras of this recipe for pho soup, you can make the soup pho broth, and wait to add the pho noodles when you reheat the soup. This will save you some time… plus the pho noodles will hold together better.

How to Make Pho Vietnamese Soup

  1. Heat a pot over medium heat, add in the coriander and clove and toast until fragrant (about 1 minute).
  2. Add the ginger, green onions and garlic clove and cook until fragrant (about 1 minute).
  3. Add in the cilantro stems, chicken broth, water and chicken breasts. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to a simmer (about 10 minutes).
  4. When the chicken is cooked through, remove it to a plate and shred.
  5. Strain the broth with a find mesh strainer, and discard all the solids.
  6. Return the broth to the pot with the shredded chicken, rice noodles, and fish sauce.
  7. Cook for 8-10 minutes, until the noodles are cooked through. Then top with cilantro leaves.
  8. Serve with optional toppings, season with salt and pepper as needed.

Amazing Pho Recipe with Chicken

This sharable recipe card has all the information you’ll need to make this Amazing Pho Recipe with Chicken at home, in a flash.

Below you’ll find chicken pho calories and nutrition in the nutrition card… plus in the “What to Read Next” section I’ll include a recipe to use up any leftover pho noodles to make a yummy low calorie Thai dish.

Amazing Pho Recipe with Chicken

Amazing Pho Recipe with Chicken

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This Amazing Pho Recipe with Chicken can be made in under 30 minutes! And this recipe for pho soup is low in calories too!
At only 262 calories per serving, you'll want to make this chicken pho recipe every week!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Vietnamese
Servings 4 servings
Calories 262 kcal

Equipment

  • Fine mesh strainer

Ingredients
  

Chicken Pho:

  • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds
  • 1 clove
  • 1 inch of fresh ginger peeled and sliced into 4 rings
  • 2 green onions quartered
  • 1 whole garlic clove peeled
  • 1 bunch cilantro stems separated from leaves
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 4 ounces rice noodles
  • 2 teaspoons fish sauce

Chicken Pho Toppings:

  • bean sprouts
  • basil leaves
  • cilantro
  • lime wedges
  • sliced peppers jalapeños or chili peppers
  • sliced green onions

Instructions
 

  • Heat a pot over medium heat, add in the coriander and clove and toast until fragrant (about 1 minute).
  • Add the ginger, green onions and garlic clove and cook until fragrant (about 1 minute).
  • Add in the cilantro stems, chicken broth, water and chicken breasts. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to a simmer (about 10 minutes).
  • When the chicken is cooked through, remove it to a plate and shred.
  • Strain the broth with a find mesh strainer, and discard all the solids.
  • Return the broth to the pot with the shredded chicken, rice noodles, and fish sauce.
  • Cook for 8-10 minutes, until the noodles are cooked through. Then top with cilantro leaves.
  • Serve with optional toppings, season with salt and pepper as needed.

Notes

Nutrition

Serving: 2cupsCalories: 262kcalCarbohydrates: 8.1gProtein: 40.9gFat: 5.6gSaturated Fat: 0.4gCholesterol: 108mgSodium: 1086mgPotassium: 838mgFiber: 0.3gSugar: 0.8gCalcium: 20mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Main Course, pho, soup
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Chicken Pho Calories and Nutrition

This low calorie chicken pho soup recipe allows for a HUGE portion per serving.

Each serving of this chicken pho recipe is 2 cups… Now I can’t imagine needing more than 2 cups of this filling soup, but if you wanted to have two servings, it’s still a low calorie meal! Bonus!!

Amazing Pho Recipe with Chicken

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