Delicious duck gives pho a flavor boost.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Difficulty Rating: Easy

  • Recipe Created By:


  • ½ pounds duck breasts, sliced in very thin strips*
  • 8 cups stock (chicken or duck)
  • 1 teaspoon Chinese five spice powder
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • ½ cups carrots and zucchini, sliced
  • ⅛ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 7 ounces Pad Thai rice noodles (or rice vermicelli)
  • Chopped cilantro, green onions, fresh mint and lime wedges, as toppings

*To enhance ability to cut duck thinly, freeze for 15 minutes. It will stabilize the meat and make it easier to cut.

See Also:  Chicken and Spinach Quesadilla


  1. In a large stockpot, saute duck slices in sesame oil until cooked through.
  2. Stir in garlic, five spice powder and stir until garlic is fragrant. Add soy sauce, red pepper flakes and bring to a simmer. Add vegetables and simmer until just done.
  3. Add rice noodles and simmer for 2 to 3 minutes, until noodles are cooked through and transparent. Serve hot with toppings.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here