Recipe: Salmon Pho


This is a whole new level of awesome. Inspired by the brilliant recipe by @danger (go check out his profile!), we've made the most flamin' amazing salmon pho, and it tastes as good as it looks.


  • 5 cloves
  • 1 red chilli
  • 150 g salmon fillets x2
  • 2 star anise
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 drizzle sesame oil
  • 2 l chicken stock
  • 1 handful kale
  • 2 spring onions, sliced
  • 1 bunch coriander
  • 1 handful bean sprouts
  • 1 stick lemongrass
  • 1 knob ginger
  • 1 handful rice noodles
  • 1 lime
  • 1 bunch thai basil
  • 1 bunch mint
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
start the stock

Step 1

Start The Stock

Slice the garlic, ginger and chilli roughly, then bash up the lemongrass. Chuck it all into a pan with the dry spices and pour over the chicken stock.

simmer the stock

Step 2

Simmer The Stock

Bring up to a boil, then simmer for 30 minutes. Strain the infused stock and keep hot until required.

season the salmon

Step 3

Season The Salmon

Place the salmon onto a sheet of foil on a baking tray. Zest over the lime, then drizzle the fillets with sesame oil.

char and cook the salmon

Step 4

Char And Cook The Salmon

Char the outside of the salmon with a blow torch (you can do this under a VERY hot grill) leaving the middle still raw. Bake for 5 minutes in an oven if you’d prefer well done salmon.

Cook the noodles

Step 5

Cook The Noodles

Pour boiling water over the noodles and leave to soak for 5 minutes, then drain and refresh in ice-cold water.

pour in the stock and serve

Step 6

Pour In The Stock And Serve

Arrange the noodles in large bowls with the spring onions, bean sprouts, kale (you can steam the kale if you prefer it cooked) and herbs. Slice the salmon and arrange over the top before pouring over the hot stock. Serves 2

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