6 slices bacon, cut into bite-size pieces
minced fresh ginger
red or green chili pepper, thinly sliced
(8 oz) rice noodles (medium thickness)
bean sprouts, to serve
packed fresh basil leaves, to serve
packed fresh cilantro leaves, to serve
lime, sliced in wedges, to serve
In large skillet over medium heat, cook bacon, stirring occasionally, until crispy, about 5 min. Set aside on paper towel-lined plate.
In large saucepan over high heat, mix 4 cups (1 L) water, broth, ginger, soy sauce and chili. Bring to a boil. Add noodles and cook 5 to 6 min., or until al dente.
Divide noodles and broth among four bowls. Top with bacon, bean sprouts, basil and cilantro. Serve with lime wedges.
Per serving (1/4 of the recipe):