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    Lemon Chicken Soup With Orzo

    Lemon Chicken Soup With Orzo. Photo by Karen Elizabeth

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    Total Time:

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    1 hrs 25 mins

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    25 mins

    ratherbeswimmin''s Note:

    Ellie Krieger, The Food You Crave. 1 ½ cup serving = 280 calories

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a pot over med-high heat; season the chicken with salt and add it to the pot; cook/stir occasionally, until just cooked through, about 5 minutes; transfer the chicken to a dish; set aside.
    2. 2
      Add the remaining 2 teaspoons oil to the pot; add in onions, celery, carrot, and thyme; cook/stir over med-high heat until the vegetables are tender, about 5 minutes.
    3. 3
      Add in 5 cups broth and bring to a boil; add in orzo and let simmer until tender, about 8 minutes.
    4. 4
      Decrease heat to low to keep the soup hot, but not boiling.
    5. 5
      Warm the remaining 1 cup broth in a small pan until it is hot, but not boiling.
    6. 6
      In a bowl, beat the eggs; gradually whisk the lemon juice into the eggs; then gradually add the hot broth to the lemon-egg mixture, whisking all the while.
    7. 7
      Add the mixture to the soup, stirring well until the soup is thickened.
    8. 8
      Do not let the soup come to a boil; add in cooked chicken; season to taste with salt and pepper; serve.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 04, 2012

      I love this soup, I put a little soup base in for extra flavor, it is easy and my customers LOVE it! The orzo stays much better than rice. Great flavor, Great soup!

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    • on May 24, 2011

      55

      I loved it! Will add a little more lemon next time.

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    • on October 08, 2010

      55

      Great chicken soup. Loved how thick and nice it was. The slight lemon flavor and orzo really added to the soup.

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    Nutritional Facts for Lemon Chicken Soup With Orzo

    Serving Size: 1 (562 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 376.8
     
    Calories from Fat 101
    26%
    Total Fat 11.2 g
    17%
    Saturated Fat 2.5 g
    12%
    Cholesterol 129.2 mg
    43%
    Sodium 239.6 mg
    9%
    Total Carbohydrate 41.3 g
    13%
    Dietary Fiber 2.6 g
    10%
    Sugars 4.2 g
    16%
    Protein 28.5 g
    56%

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