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Fragrant chicken and rice soup

4
3
3
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
45 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
25 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Using a combination of brown, red and wild rice add tasty texture to this flavoursome soup.

Ingredients

Salt reduced chicken stock

4 cup(s)

Star anise

3 individual

Red onion

1 medium, havled

Fresh ginger

2 tbs, thinly sliced

Skinless chicken breast

300 g, thinly sliced

Snow peas

150 g, halved diagonally

Uncle Bens Express Rice Rice Medley, Brown, Red & Wild

250 g

Bok choy

2 bunch(es), coarsely chopped

Bean sprouts

1 cup(s), (80g)

Green shallot(s)

3 individual, thinly sliced

Fresh red chilli

1 whole, thinly sliced

Fresh basil

½ cup(s), Thai variety, leaves

Instructions

  1. Place stock, star anise, onion, ginger and 1 cup (250ml) water in a large saucepan over medium heat. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer, partially covered, for 10 minutes. Strain stock and discard solids. Return stock to pan and bring to the boil.
  2. Add chicken, snow peas and rice to stock mixture. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 2 minutes or until chicken is just cooked through. Add bok choy and sprouts and simmer, uncovered, for 1 minute or until just wilted.
  3. Sprinkle soup with shallots, chilli and basil to serve.

Notes

TIP: You can use microwave brown rice instead of rice medley.