A healthy,warming bowl of garden vegetables and shredded chicken flavoured with tarragon - just the thing to perk you up when you're feeling under the weather.


  • 10 cups water

  • .5kg Chicken breast

  • 2 Tbsp Vegetable stock powder

  • 1 med Onion - diced

  • 2 med Potatoes - diced

  • 4 small Carrots - sliced

  • 2 Celery stalks - sliced

  • Broccoli florettes - cut into small pieces

  • 2 Tbsp dried Tarragon

  • 1 Tbsp dried Oregano

  • 2 Tbsp fresh Parsley - chopped

  • 1 clove Garlic - crushed

  • .5 cup of Rice

  • .5 cup milk

  • Salt and Pepper


  • 1.

    Fill a pot with 10 cups water and bring to boil.

  • 2.

    Add the chicken breast and skim the foamy stuff off the top of the pot as it cooks.

  • 3.

    Take the chicken out and shred or chop the meat and put back in the pot.

  • 4.

    Add the vegetables - except the broccoli.

  • 5.

    Add the stock, parsley, oregano, garlic and half the tarragon.

  • 6.

    Bring to the boil then simmer partly covered for 20 mins.

  • 7.

    Add the rice and the broccoli and continue cooking for 15 mins til rice is cooked. Add the milk at the end and season with salt and pepper

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (6 servings)

  • Energy 303kj
  • Fat Total 8g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Protein 21g
  • Carbohydrate 34g
  • Sugar 4g
  • Sodium 1543mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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I know adding the milk sounds weird, but it gives a smoothness to the soup and really makes the whole thing come together and look "finished". You can omit it if you have to. Sprinkle some parmesan ontop for added depth.

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Posted by Michael774Report
just made this and it is so nice will be made again and again
Posted by Huda Abu HamdiaReport
actually i also add milk to some of the soup recipes that i make :-) .. so that's normal for me :-) .. and I just LOVE soups.. and this ones looks really like a healthy one.. I would suggest using oatmeal instead of the rice to become healthier :-) .. you know, the pharmacist side of me is talking here :-D