Avgolemono (Greek Chicken and Rice Soup)

Avgolemono (greek Chicken And Rice Soup)

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Rose M. Helle

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This is a recipe that was featured in The Villages Daily Sun. It sounded so good that I just had to give it a try. I did increase the rice from 2-1/2 to 3 cups and still feel it would be ok to add more rice. I really loved the taste, hope you will enjoy it too.
Super easy to make.

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Serves:
8 to 10 servings
Prep:
1 Hr 20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 medium
    yellow onion, chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • 8 c
    (2qts) low-sodium chicken broth or stock
  • 4
    boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 2 pounds) cut into very small chunks
  • 3 c
    cooked white rice
  • 4 large
    eggs
  • 1/2 c
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 c
    minced fresh parsley
  • 3/4 c
    frozen peas, thawed
  • ·
    kosher salt, and ground black pepper

How to Make Avgolemono (Greek Chicken and Rice Soup)

Step-by-Step

  1. In large soup pot or Dutch oven over medium heat, heat the oil. Add the onion and saute for 5 minutes, or until slightly golden. Add the broth, then increase the heat to high and bring to a simmer.
  2. Reduce the heat to medium and keeping the broth at a simmer, add the chicken. Cook for 5 minutes, or until the chicken is mostly cooked through. Add the cooked rice and stir well. Return to a gentle simmer.
  3. In a medium bowl,beat the eggs until smooth, then beat in the lemon juice. Working quickly, whisk the egg mixture while you drizzle in a ladleful of the hot broth from the pot. Drizzle in another ladleful,whisking all the while, then transfer the hot egg-lemon mixture back to the pot, whisking as you add it. Bring to a simmer over medium heat..
  4. Stir in the parsley and peas, then return to a simmer. Season with salt and pepper, then serve hot.

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About Avgolemono (Greek Chicken and Rice Soup)

Course/Dish: Chicken Soups
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Greek
Dietary Needs: Low Sodium
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy



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