6-10 oz Whole Organic Star Anise Pods Illicium verum With Free Vietnamese Pho recipe in listing . Fair trade

$7.39



If you order more than 1 they will be combined into 1 bag unless specified
The Star Anise Pod is one of the signature flavors in Chinese Five-Spice blends & Vietnamese pho. It has a mild & fragrant licorice flavor & is best used for Asian inspired dishes or Fall & Winter desert recipes like Ginger cookies or Pumpkin bread pudding. The price listed is for a 3 ounce package. Please contact me for larger packages.

PHO RECIPE
5 pounds beef knuckle, with meat
2 pounds beef oxtail
1 white (daikon) radish, sliced
2 onions, chopped
2 ounces whole star anise pods
1/2 cinnamon stick
2 whole cloves
1 teaspoon black peppercorns
1 slice fresh ginger root
1 tablespoon white sugar
1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon fish sauce
1 1/2 pounds dried flat rice noodles
1/2 pound frozen beef sirloin
TOPPINGS:
Sirach hot pepper sauce
hoisin sauce
thinly sliced onion
chopped fresh cilantro
bean sprouts (mung beans)
sweet Thai basil
thinly sliced green onion
1 thin sliced jalapeno's
Place the beef knuckle in a very large (9 quart or more) pot. Season with salt, and fill pot with 2 gallons of water. Bring to a boil, and cook for about 2 hours.
Skim fat from the surface of the soup, and add the oxtail, radish and onions. Tie the anise pods, cinnamon stick, cloves, peppercorns and ginger in a cheesecloth or place in a spice bag; add to the soup. Stir in sugar, salt and fish sauce. Simmer over medium-low heat for at least 4 more hours (the longer, the better). At the end of cooking, taste, and add salt as needed. Strain broth, and return to the pot to keep at a simmer. Discard spices and bones. Reserve meat from the beef knuckle for other uses if desired.
Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Soak the rice noodles in water for about 20 minutes, then cook in boiling water until soft, but not mushy, about 5 minutes. Slice the frozen beef paper thin. The meat must be thin enough to cook instantly.
Place some noodles into each bowl, and top with a few raw beef slices. Ladle boiling broth over the beef and noodles in the bowl. Serve with hoisin sauce and Sriracha sauce on the side. Set onion, cilantro, bean sprouts, basil, green onions, and lime out at the table for individuals to add toppings to their liking.

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Origin China, Illicium verum

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Reviews (4)

Average:

Love the fast delivery. The product smells delicious!


Fast delivery, and very good quality spices.


Wonderful smelling. My wife loves them.


wonderful quality and fast shipping - thanks!


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