This Easy Greek Chicken Lemon soup is tasty and hearty. It will help you fight the flu and keep you warm and cozy.
Servings Prep Time
8servings 10minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
8servings 10minutes
Cook Time
  • 5small chicken drum sticks(skin removed)
  • 4medium potatoespeeled and cubed
  • 3/4cup long grain white rice (I use Basmati rice)
  • 2medium carrotspeeled and sliced
  • 2large celery ribschopped
  • 2tbsp Vegeta All Purpose Seasoning and Soup Mix (see note)or chicken bouillon granules
  • 1medium lemonjuiced
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/2cup chopped fresh dill
  1. To a large, 5-quart pot, add chicken, potatoes, carrots, celery and rice. Fill the pot with clean water and bring to a boil. Add the seasoning and cook on medium heat for about 30 minutes, until chicken and vegetables are cooked through.
  2. Reduce the heat to low. With thea help of a fork, remove the chicken out offrom the soup and leave it in a cold place for 5 minutes to cool down. Meanwhile, prepare an egg yolk mixture.
  3. In a medium sized bowl, beat the lemon juice with egg yolks. Set aside.
  4. Shred the cooled chicken. Add the chicken and any accumulated juices from the chicken plate back to the pot.
  5. Ladle 1 cup of hot broth into the bowl with the egg yolk mixture and stir a little. Add 1 more cup of hot broth to the bowl and stir again.
  6. Pour the egg yolk mixture back into the pot. Stir well to blend. Taste for seasoning.
  7. Add the dill, stir it again, cover with a lid and let the soup rest for 10 minutes before serving.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 363 Calories from Fat 1
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.1g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.03g 0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.03g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.04g
Sodium 1mg 0%
Potassium 20mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0.2g 1%
Sugars 0.02g
Protein 1g 2%
Calcium 0.5%
Iron 1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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