Cheater Weeknight Chicken Pho



Cheater Weeknight Chicken Pho

Course Soup
Cuisine Asian
Servings 2 bowls


  • 6 ounces rice vermicelli dried
  • 4 cups chicken broth or stock
  • 1 cup shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1 piece fresh ginger peeled and thinly sliced

Add Ins

  • 1 lime cut into 4 wedges
  • 1 scallions thinly sliced
  • spring cilantro chopped
  • 1 whole jalapeño thinly sliced
  • ½ Tbsp asian fish sauce to taste
  • 2 sprigs fresh basil

Optional Add Ins

  • sriracha hot sauce to taste
  • hoisin sauce to taste
  • 1 handful bean sprouts


  1. Cook noodles according to package instructions. Drain and divide into two portions

  2. Prep lime, scallions, cilantro, and jalepeno.

  3. Bring chicken broth to a boil. Add sugar and ginger. 

  4. Simmer 2 to 3 minutes and add the shredded chicken.

  5. Remove from heat and ladle over the noodles.

  6. Squeeze a lime wedge over the top of each bowl.

  7. Garnish with scallions, cilantro, jalepeno slices, asian fish sauce.

  8. Serve with sriracha, hoisin sauce, sliced jalepenos, and bean spouts on the side.

Recipe Notes