Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place spare ribs, onion, ginger, garlic, coriander, cloves and star anise in bottom of slow cooker. Pour chicken broth on top. In a bowl, mix together 3 cups water, the fish sauce and brown sugar; pour into slow cooker. Cover and cook on HIGH for 6 hours or LOW for 8 hours

  • Remove spare ribs. Shred meat, discarding bones, tendons and fat. Cover and set aside. Carefully pour remaining slow cooker contents through a strainer over a lidded pot; skim. Stir in salt. Cover and bring to a boil. Add rice noodles and cook 4 to 5 minutes, until softened.

  • Ladle some of the broth and noodles into bowls. Top with shredded meat and, if desired, lime wedges, cilantro, scallions, bean sprouts, chile peppers and sriracha sauce.

Nutrition Facts

425 calories; total fat 22g; saturated fat 8g; cholesterol 85mg; sodium 1077mg; carbohydrates 32g; fiber 1g; protein 24g.