Vietnamese Beef Stew – Bò kho

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Ingredients (4-6 servings)
1.3 kg (3 lb) beef
2 tsp sugar
1 tsp salt
1 tsp chicken stock
1/2 tsp pepper
2 tsp five-spice/ bo kho powder
2 tbsp minced garlic
1 tbsp grated ginger
2 tbsp soy sauce
4 stalks lemongrass, cut into 3-inch
3 star anise
1 cinnamon stick
1.5 cup tomato sauce (or 3 tbsp tomato paste)
300ml coconut water / coconut soda
6 cups beef broth (or water)
1 kg ( 2 lb) carrots
more salt, sugar, chicken stock to taste
optional: coloring oil from annatto seeds
French baguettes / rice noodle
pepper, fried red shallot
sawtooth herbs, Thai basils
thinly sliced onion, chopped spring onion, cilantro

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  • Did you use coconut juice or coconut water

    Posted June 28, 2020
  • Hi helen can i cook this dish in the oven and if so how long would i cook for i only need to cook for 2 people so would only be 500grams of beef.. cant wait to try this!

    Julia Scott
    Posted June 28, 2020
  • Can I use instant bo kho powder ?

    T-T T
    Posted June 28, 2020
  • I have the same pressure cooker but I have not used it yet. I guess this dish will be my reason to use it. I was deterred from using it because I saw videos of pressure cookers exploding! 😱 But I think you just need to release the pressure to prevent it 👍

    Mychee Ving
    Posted June 28, 2020
  • I just made bò kho last week. It’s so yummy. Thanks Helen.

    Dan Dinh
    Posted June 28, 2020

    nguoi tuhanh
    Posted June 28, 2020
  • Nhìn cô chủ bếp chỉ muốn ăn cô thôi chứ không thèm bò kho gì hết. Hi hi hi

    Posted June 28, 2020
  • Thank you! I followed your recipe to a T came out amazing 🥰

    Jalisha Ware
    Posted June 28, 2020
  • Awesome video!!! Love how you explain everything. Thx for sharing, will definitely give it a try

    Posted June 28, 2020
  • The commentary is a bit lack luster but the recipe was very thorough thank you 🙏🏼😀

    HShshshsh Rhshsgxtgx
    Posted June 28, 2020
  • Thank you for this recipe

    D T
    Posted June 28, 2020
  • Hi Hellen, hello from your subscriber.
    I have lot of Vietnamese friends SO I have eaten so many version from all the Mum's and aunties and I myself cook Bo Kho from scratch to using the paste from the jar.

    This version is for Westerners.

    Love ❤️🙏 your cooking.

    Posted June 28, 2020
  • I cook this tonight. Partner will like it.

    Flüchtlinge willkommen
    Posted June 28, 2020
  • Thanks for sharing 😁

    Sandoal Mu
    Posted June 28, 2020
  • Bo kho = Bo sot vang =??

    Posted June 28, 2020
  • I am soooo hungry now. Why do i do this to myself?

    Posted June 28, 2020
  • If I don't have a pressure cooker how long should I cook it over the stove for?

    Posted June 28, 2020
  • If you don't have pressure cooker how long to leave on the stove?

    Judy Chao
    Posted June 28, 2020
  • are you sure those are brisket cut you used??

    Posted June 28, 2020
  • If you don’t have pressure cooker how Lon to cook in stove for?

    Judy Chao
    Posted June 28, 2020
  • Can i thicken the sauce with corn starch?

    Tippy Wong
    Posted June 28, 2020
  • Without the pressure cooker how long do we cook the beef for?

    Judy Chao
    Posted June 28, 2020
  • what kinda cut of beef you used??

    Posted June 28, 2020

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