Lemon Chicken Soup

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Total Time
1hr 20mins
20 mins
1 hr

A wonderful clear soup with flavors that "pop" like lemon and cilantro. So light and refreshing.

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  1. Place chicken in pot with bay leaf and cover with cold water.
  2. Bring to boil and simmer 30 minutes.
  3. Remove chicken and chop/shred when cool.
  4. Bring chicken broth to a simmer, add chicken pieces, lemon juice and grated rind.
  5. Add chopped yellow onion and garlic; cook 5 minutes.
  6. Add corn, tomatoes, green onion and cilantro.
  7. Simmer 15-20 minutes.
  8. Taste and correct seasonings.
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5 5

This soup is very light and flavorful. It got two thumbs up from both my picky eaters. I froze about half of it in individual containers, and am so glad that I did. My daughter was sick yesterday and she pulled one out and heated it up, said it helped her feel a lot better.

4 5

I really enjoyed this soup a lot! I thought that the 7 cups of broth was too little though, and I would recommend using at least 10 cups for all the ingredients that it has. The flavor was outstanding, and I will certainly make it again. Thanks!

5 5

I really enjoyed the lemony flavor this soup has. I made a few adjustments to fit my tastes. I left out the chicken breasts, I'm slowly trying to become vegetarian. I left out the bay leaf because I didn't have any. I used white onion instead of yellow, 1 can of Veg-All instead of corn, and I added some pasta shells. Thanks for the recipe!