Chicken Soup Verde

It’s very important to trim the bottom of the asparagus off or clean it very well, as this portion of the vegetable often contains sand.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 35 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • ½ lb. asparagus
  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • ½ tsp. minced garlic
  • ¼ tsp. dried parsley
  • ¼ tsp. dried dill
  • ¼ tsp. dried tarragon
  • 3 cups cooked and shredded chicken breast
  • ½ tsp. sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce
  • ½ cup sliced scallions
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper


  • Wash and cut the woody end off asparagus, halve asparagus lengthwise, then cut into 1½" segments and set aside.
  • Add chicken broth and wine to a large saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat. Add asparagus, garlic, parsley, dill, and tarragon to saucepan. Reduce heat to low and simmer on low for 15 minutes.
  • Add chicken, sesame oil, soy sauce, and scallions to the saucepan. Simmer for an additional 10 minutes. Add salt and pepper.