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Greek Lemon Chicken Soup

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Category: Greek

 Ingredients List

  • Karen Mintzias
  • 8 c Chicken broth
  • 1/2 c Fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 c Shredded carrot
  • 1/2 c Chopped onion
  • 1/2 c Chopped celery
  • 6 tb Concentrated chic. soup base
  • Freshly ground white pepper
  • 1/4 c Butter; room temperature
  • 1/4 c All-purpose flour
  • 8 Egg yolks; room temperature
  • 1 c Cooked long-grain rice
  • 1 c Diced cooked chicken
  • 8 sl Lemon; (garnish)


Combine broth, lemon juice, carrot, onion, celery, soup base, and pepper in
Dutch oven and bring to boil over high heat. Reduce heat, cover partially
and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes.

Blend butter and flour in shallow bowl until smooth. Using back of fork,
scrape butter mixture into hot soup a little at a time, stirring well after
each addition. Simmer 10 minutes, stirring frequently.

Meanwhile, beat yolks in large bowl of electric mixer on high speed until
light and lemon colored. Reduce speed and gradually mix in some of hot
soup. Return mixture to saucepan and cook until heated through. Stir in
rice and chicken. Ladle soup into bowls. Garnish with lemon slices.

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