Greek Lemon Chicken Soup

Try out this soup for your next Greek recipe

This oh-so-simple soup is a great way to use up leftover chicken, but you can also pick up a ready-cooked one in the grocery store. It has a light lemon flavor.

This recipe is courtesy of LAURIE and Food.com

Ready in
25 m
8
Servings
182
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 forty-six ounce can of chicken broth
  • 1 ten-and-three-fourth ounce can of condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 1 Cup uncooked rice
  • 2 Cups diced cooked chicken
  • 1/4 Cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 Teaspoon lemon rind

Directions

In a five-quart Dutch oven, combine chicken broth and cream of chicken soup, mixing until well-blended.

Stir in rice, chicken, lemon juice, and rind.

Bring mixture to a boil.

Reduce heat.

Cover, then simmer for 15 to 20 minutes or until rice is tender.

Greek Shopping Tip

Stock up on good quality extra-virgin olive oil, feta cheese, Kalamata olives, red wine vinegar, oregano, and lemons – these ingredients are central to Greek cuisine

Greek Cooking Tip

Simplicity is the secret to Greek cuisine, so paying attention to details such as marinating, seasoning well, and using only the freshest ingredients is key.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
5g
7%
Sugar
0.4g
N/A
Saturated Fat
1g
7%
Cholesterol
29mg
10%
Protein
11g
23%
Carbs
23g
8%
Vitamin A
21µg
2%
Vitamin B12
0.1µg
1.7%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
9.1%
Vitamin C
3mg
5%
Vitamin E
0.2mg
1.1%
Vitamin K
2µg
2%
Calcium
13mg
1%
Folate (food)
6µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
6µg
2%
Iron
1mg
6%
Magnesium
18mg
4%
Monounsaturated
2g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
3mg
17%
Phosphorus
106mg
15%
Polyunsaturated
1g
N/A
Potassium
128mg
4%
Sodium
308mg
13%
Zinc
0.9mg
6.2%