Greek Inspired Lemon Chicken Soup

Please note that this post contains affiliate links and any sales made through such links will reward me a small commission – at no extra cost for you. This helps me to create more posts like this. Thank you for your support!

Greek Inspired Lemon Chicken Soup

Recipe by Zivile


Prep time


Cooking time




  • 10 cups of chicken broth, homemade

  • 1/2 onion, finely diced

  • 3 medium carrots, peeled, diced

  • 1 celery stick, finely chopped

  • Salt, pepper to taste

  • 2 lemon juice

  • 3 eggs and 2 egg yolks

  • 1 cup of rice

  • 2 cups of shredded chicken

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • A big handlul of fresh dill, finely chopped

Let’s make it

  • Make chicken broth with lots of meat in it, here is my recipe. Shred the chicken and set it asside.
  • In a Dutch oven or large enough pot heat oil and add onions, carrots, celery and cook until onions are translucent.
  • Add rice, chicken broth and cook for 20 minutes.
  • Add shredded chicken and bring it back to a boil.
  • Slightly beat eggs and yolks with lemon juice.
  • Add slowly, 2 cups of soup (mostly liquid) to temper the eggs then puor the mixture into a pot and bring it to a boil. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat and add fresh dill.
  • Enjoy with some bread sticks.

Recipe Video

Recommended Articles