Ninja Foodi or Instant Pot Easy Pho Recipe

I will show you how to make a fast, easy Pho broth and turn it into a wonderful bowl of Pho Tom, or pho with shrimp in it. This broth took 30 minutes in my Ninja Foodi! A good pho broth takes hours and hours to simmer on a stove. And I did it in 30 minutes! This turned out awesome and should be a must try for all Ninja Foodi or Instant pot owners!


  • 4 cups Beef Bone broth. 
  • 6 cups of water
  • Two-inch section of Ginger root. 
  • One medium onion. 
  • 1 and 1/2 tablespoons of Chinese Five Spice blend. 
  • 2 tablespoons of kosher salt. 
  • 2 tablespoons of rock sugar. 
  • 4 tablespoons of fish sauce. 
  • Package of rice noodles. 


  • Sliced thin onions. 
  • Green onion. 
  • Bean Sprouts. 
  • Lime. 
  • Basil. 
  • Jalapeno.
  • Sriracha, Hoisin, Soy Sauce.


  • Use a spoon to peel the skin off the ginger root.
  • Slice the onion in half, peel off the outer paper layer of the onion.
  • In a dry hot cast iron skillet, place the onion and ginger, and char all sides. 
  • Place the onions, ginger, sugar, salt, five spice, fish sauce, and bone broth to the pressure cooker pot, cover with the lid.
  • Make sure the pressure cooker lid is sealed.
  • Set the pressure cooker to the HIGH setting for 30 minutes.
  • Quick released the pressure valve. 
  • Remove the onion and ginger from the broth. 
  • Blanch your rice noodles to package specifications.
  • Poach your shrimp until cooked through. 
  • Place noodles, shrimp, and whatever extras you enjoy in your pho into a bowl.
  • Ladle the broth over the noodles and shrimp. 
  • Enjoy! 


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