Kittencal's Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

Total Time
20mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
15 mins

For the very best results us a good-quality chicken broth for this, you can sub the same amount of uncooked rice for the orzo. I have even added some cooked cubed chicken to this soup, this is one of my family's favorite soups, you will love this!---- see my Kittencal's Best Chicken Stock/Broth (Crock Pot Option)

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring the chicken broth to a boil in a pot.
  2. Add in the orzo or rice; simmer uncovered until the orzo or rice is cooked (about 10 minutes).
  3. In a medium heat-proof bowl whisk together eggs and lemon juice until frothy.
  4. Remove a ladle of hot broth from the pot and slowly add the broth to the egg mixture whisking vigorously; pour the mixture back into the hot soup.
  5. Remove immediately from the heat (DO NOT LET BOIL!).
  6. Ladle into bowls and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.