Lemon Chicken Soup

Lemon chicken soup is a delightful, tangy, and comforting dish that combines the flavors of tender chicken, bright lemon, and savory broth.

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Lemon Chicken Soup

Lemon Chicken Soup

Main Ingredients Boneless chicken breast, lemon zest
Cuisine Greek
Course Soups
Prep Time 5-10 minutes
Cook time 25-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg


  • 1 boneless chicken breast
  • zest of 2 lemons
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion sliced
  • 8 cups chicken stock
  • ½ teaspoon red chilli flakes
  • ¼ cup couscous
  • Salt to taste
  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste
  • ¼ cup chopped chives


  1. Heat olive oil in a non-stick pan. Add onion and sauté for three to four minutes.
  2. Add chicken stock, chicken breast, lemon zest and chilli flakes and mix well. Increase heat, cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for five minutes.
  3. Add the couscous, salt and crushed peppercorns, mix well and simmer for five minutes. Switch off the heat.
  4. Remove the chicken and shred using a fork. Put the shredded chicken back in the pan, add feta cheese and chives and mix well.
  5. Serve warm.

Nutrition Info

Calories 752
Carbohydrates 51.3
Protein 64.9
Fat 31.9
Other Fiber Niacin- 1.3mg