Faux Pho



  1. In a large pot, heat the oil over medium heat.
  2. Add the garlic and ginger and cook, stirring often, until they're translucent and fragrant.
  3. Add the stock, water and coconut milk and bring to a simmer.
  4. Add the chicken and simmer for 20 minutes.
  5. While that's happening, soak the noodles in a large bowl of lukewarm water.
  6. Once the chicken has been cooking for 20 minutes, drain the noodles and add them to the soup.
  7. Stir in the lime juice, fish sauce and sugar.
  8. Taste and adjust seasoning.
  9. Serve in large bowls and top with carrots, peppers, cilantro and bean sprouts.