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Fragrant Pho Soup
2 Star Anise
2 Cinnamon sticks
½ Teaspoon Whole Cloves
1 Litre Hot Water
1 Carrot, Chopped roughly into chunks
1 Onion, Chopped roughly into chunks
1 thumb sized piece of fresh Ginger, skin removed
1/2 Small Cabbage, roughly chopped
100g Rice/Wholewheat noodles
Dash of Soy Sauce
1 Lime, halved
Fresh Chilli, Finely chopped
In a large pan heat the star anise, cinnamon sticks & cloves and stir until fragrant (30 seconds).
Add the hot water, carrot, onion and ginger. Simmer for 20 minutes, then strain and return the liquid back to the pot.
Next add the mushrooms and cook for further 5 minutes, then add the cabbage and simmer until tender, about 8 minutes. Add soy sauce to taste.
Add the noodles to the soup following the cooking time indicated on the packaging. Serve with the lime, coriander and chilli. Enjoy!