Chicken & Lentil Soup

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by English_Rose

Beautifully tasty yet healthy soup containing lots of spices and flavours!

Top Review by stormylee

Great soup! I omitted the pearl barley and used only the juice of 1/2 lime, but otherwise followed the recipe. Full of flavour with a lovely bit of heat. Thank you English Rose!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over a moderate heat.
  2. Cook the onion, garlic and chilli for 4-5 minutes or until soft.
  3. Add the chicken and stir over the heat to sear. Add the turmeric and cumin and cook for another minute.
  4. Add the tomato, lentils, pearl barley and stock to the saucepan and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat to moderate and simmer for 30 minutes or until the lentils are cooked. Season the soup to taste with salt and pepper.
  5. Stir through the lime juice. Serve with a dollop of yoghurt and fresh cilantro.

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