Lemon Chicken Soup

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Lemon chicken soup is a delightful and nutritious dish that combines the fresh flavors of the Mediterranean region with the comforting warmth of a soup. Aside from its delicious soup, it also offers numerous health benefits. Lemons are a rich source of vitamin C, which can boost your immune system and improve skin health. Additionally, the protein from the chicken helps to promote muscle growth and repair, while the vegetables provide valuable vitamins and minerals. Overall, this soup not only serves as a comforting and flavorful meal but also nourishes your body with vital nutrients.

Lemon Chicken Soup

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 35 min Total Time 45 mins
Servings: 4

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Grab a medium size pot and heat olive oil over medium heat.

  2. Add the onion, carrot, & celery and cook for 10 minutes until softened.

  3. Then Add the garlic and saute for a minute and add the bay leaves, chicken breasts and stock.

  4. Bring to a boil and then lower heat to a simmer for 15 minutes.

  5. Remove the chicken and shred. Remove and discard bay leaves. 

  6. Add the orzo to the pot and shredded chicken; continue to cook for 10 minutes.

  7. As the orzo is cooking, whisk the egg yolks and lemon juice in a small bowl. Slowly ladle some of the soup liquid over the egg mixture to temper it and add it to the pot.

  8. Cook for additional 5 minutes and then add the fresh dill and salt & pepper to taste.

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