leftover turkey pho in a bowl, garnished with a star anise, a lime wedge and fresh cilantro

Leftover Turkey Pho

  • Author: Melissa Belanger
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Category: soup
  • Method: stovetop
  • Cuisine: asian


  • 8 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 4 cloves
  • 2 star anise
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 teaspoons fresh minced ginger
  • ½ – 1 teaspoon Sriracha sauce
  • ½ tablespoon fish sauce
  • 8 ounces rice noodles, small or medium size
  • 2 cups chopped or shredded turkey
  • 2 thinly sliced green onions


  • Bean sprouts
  • Cilantro
  • Basil
  • Green onion
  • Lime wedges


  1. In a large stockpot or Dutch oven *affiliate link, bring chicken broth, cinnamon, cloves, anise, garlic, ginger, Sriracha and fish sauce to a boil.
  2. Add noodles and turkey. Cook for time indicated on package.
  3. With two minutes remaining in cooking time, add turkey and green onions. Continue boiling until noodles are fully cooked.
  4. Remove anise, cinnamon and cloves before serving.

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