When you’re on a journey to improve your digestive health, there’s nothing like a warm bowl of soup to soothe your soul. And when you’re looking for a soup that’s both delicious and good for your gut, Vietnamese style chicken soup is a great option.

This soup is made with a rich and flavorful bone broth that’s packed with nutrients that can help to heal and repair your gut. The broth is also made with a variety of gut-friendly ingredients, including chicken, ginger, garlic, and coriander.

In addition to being good for your gut, Vietnamese style chicken soup is also a great way to get your daily dose of vegetables. The soup is served with a variety of fresh herbs and vegetables.

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Chicken soup, Vietnamese style

This chicken soup is in a Vietnamese style and appropriate for those on stage 2 of their gut healing journey. It's got a great flavour and is nicely filling due to the addition of egg yolks.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Course Soup
Cuisine Asian
Servings 4 people


  • 1 soup pan


  • 1 litre chicken stock
  • 3/4 litre water
  • 500 grams chicken meat from making stock, pulled apart
  • 2 courgettes peeled & spiralised
  • 2 garlic cloves peeled & crushed
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 5 cm ginger peeled & chopped
  • fresh herbs such as coriander, basil, parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Celtic sea salt


  • Put the ginger in a muslin, tea bag, tea egg or something like that so that it is easy to remove after cooking
  • Put the stock, water, salt & ginger into a pan and simmer for 15 minutes on low temperature
  • Add chicken, courgette, garlic and herbs and simmer for another 15 minutes until the courgette is soft
  • Remove from the heat
  • Add the egg yolks and stir them in gently
Keyword GAPS, Keto, Low Carb, NT, Paleo, Primal, SCD, WAPF

Give this lovely soup a try and let me know what you think of it. I’d love to hear from you!