Instant Pot Chicken pho

Chicken pho is a super delicious soup incorporated with chicken, noodles and apple, it is a healthy and mouthwatering recipe.

Instant Pot Chicken pho
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Vietnamese
Keyword: Chicken pho, chicken thighs, rice noodles
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 6
  • 12 ounce rice noodles
  • 1 yellow onion cut into halves
  • 3 cardamoms
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 5 chicken thighs
  • 1 apple peeled and cored
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 3 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 3 star anise pods
  • 2 inch piece of ginger sliced and smashed
  • 7 cups water
  • 2 jalapenos thin slices
  • Fresh herbs for topping
  • In a large bowl of warm water soak the noodles for 30-40 minutes.
  • Add oil in an instant pot and press saute, add onions and ginger into it and let it cook for about 4 minutes.
  • Add cinnamon stick, star anise, cardamom, coriander and cloves, cook for one minute.
  • Add water, fish sauce, chicken, cilantro and sugar and cover with the lid
  • Cook for 15 minutes on manual “high” pressure.
  • Release the pressure naturally.
  • Take out the chicken from pot and put it aside, strain the broth and season with pepper and salt.
  • Once the chicken is cool, separate the meat from bones and put in 4 separate soup bowls also put noodles and broth.
  • Serve with jalapeno and herbs topping.
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