Yield: 2



Vietnamese cuisine is characterized by this soup of noodles in beef broth with spices and lemon. It's a soft, fragrant soup that can now be served at any meal. Prepare this recipe to bring an international recipe to your home.

Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 1 hour
Additional Time 10 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes


  • 500 grams of beef fillet, cut into thin slices
  • 1 kilo of beef, with bone for the broth
  • 4 teaspoons fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 3 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 10 anise stars
  • 6 nails
  • 1 package of oriental noodle
  • 3 chives, chopped
  • 1/3 cups fresh cilantro, minced
  • 1 cup of wheat germ
  • 1/3 cups basil leaf
  • 1 serrano pepper, minced
  • 3 lemons, sliced
  • 1/3 cup chili piquín
  • 7 cups of water
  • to taste of salt


    1. In a large pot, bring 7 cups of water to a boil. Bring the beef steak and water to a boil in a separate pot.
    2. Allow the water with the meat to boil for 5 minutes before transferring the meat from the first to the second pot with a spoon.
    3. Allow the water in the first pot to boil while wiping the surface clean of any fat or meat residue.
    4. Reduce the heat to low and stir in the ginger, onion, and sugar. Cook for another 40 minutes, or until the meat is very tender.
    5. When the broth has been cooking for an hour and a half, place the anise stars and cloves in a spice bag (or a cloth to make cheese) and infuse the broth for 20 minutes. Take the anise stars and onion out of the broth. Heat with salt.
    6. Bring 3 cups water to a boil, then add the vermicelli and cook for 10 minutes, or until soft.
    7. Serve the soup in large soup bowls, beginning with the vermicelli and finishing with 2-3 cups of the beef broth and a few pieces of steak.
    8. Serve with the yellow onion, chives, and cilantro.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per ServingCalories 665Total Fat 39gSaturated Fat 15gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 18gCholesterol 172mgSodium 282mgCarbohydrates 22gFiber 4gSugar 4gProtein 57g

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