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Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup Recipe

Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup Recipe

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How To Make Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

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Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • 1 lb chicken breast, cooked and shredded
  • 1 cup orzo pasta
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, for garnish


  1. In a large pot, heat some oil over medium heat. Add the diced onion, carrots, and celery. Cook until vegetables are tender.

  2. Add the minced garlic and cook for an additional minute.

  3. Pour in the chicken broth and bring to a boil. Add the orzo pasta and cook until al dente, about 8-10 minutes.

  4. Stir in the shredded chicken, lemon juice, lemon zest, and dried thyme. Season with salt and pepper.

  5. Simmer for another 5 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.

  6. Serve hot, garnished with fresh parsley.


  • Calories : 281kcal
  • Total Fat : 4g
  • Saturated Fat : 1g
  • Cholesterol : 56mg
  • Sodium : 931mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 33g
  • Dietary Fiber : 3g
  • Sugar : 5g
  • Protein : 27g
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