(photo courtesy SteamyKitchen.com)
It takes hours and hours to make a good pot of pho. Cooks sometimes simmer their broth overnight and for 10 or more hours! So using a slow-cooker or crock pot to make pho seems like a logical and convenient way to make pho broth. Imagine how awesome it would be to walk in the door after a long day and be greeted by the delicious aroma of pho?
Jaden at SteamyKitchen offers this simple recipe for making pho in a crock pot. A crock pot, she notes, is perfect for simmer pho broth because the heat produced is not too high and can result in less evaporation than simmering on a stove. It’s critical not to skip the important steps of par-boiling the beef bones and charring the ginger and onion to produce clear, flavorful broth she adds.