Lemon Chicken Soup Recipe


Chicken soup is liked by everyone. Lemon chicken soup is a well known variety of traditional chicken soup. This soup is loaded with taste of chicken and vegetables with the flavor of lemon. In this blog, a simple recipe to make lemon chicken soup will be presented for you. This soup is packed with soft chicken pieces with vegetables.

Image credits: lemon chicken soup by Jumbledpile,  lisence under CC 2.0

Main Ingredients

Chicken and lemon.

Time of preparation

10 to 15 minutes

Time of cooking

20 to 30 minutes


For 2 to 4 peoples


It contains protein and vitamins.

Preparation of the ingredients

·         Rinse the pieces of chicken.

·         Cut one large lemon into small pieces.

·         Prepare chicken broth.

·         Chop one large onion and some parsley.

·         Smashed cloves of garlic.

·         Chop fresh ginger.


Ginger2 to 3 pieces
Onion1 medium size
Salt½ tablespoon
Pepper½ tablespoon
Chicken broth5 cups
Garlic4 cloves
Lemon1 large
Carrot2 medium size
Celery1 stalk
Vegetable oil½ cup
Cheese1 cup
Chicken pieces (boneless)250 to 300 gm

Preparation procedure

·         Heat 3 tablespoons of vegetable oil in a pan.

·         Add chopped onion, garlic and ginger.

·         Cook them with occasional stirring until it becomes brown.

·         Add pepper, chopped carrots, and celery.

·         Add 2 cups of chicken broth.

·         Add small pieces of chicken breasts.

·         Add zest of lemon.

·         Cover and cook all of them for 15 minutes.

·         Add ½ tablespoon of slat.

·         Add cheese at the time of serving.

·         The super tasty lemon chicken soup is ready.

Variation on the recipe

·         Various types of veggies or corn can be added.

·         Cream can be added to get a creamy effect.

Tips for delicious soup making

·         Use thin cut breasts pieces of chicken.

·         Lemon juice also can be added to get sour taste.

·         Should use sufficient amount of chicken broth or stock.

Nutritional value

The nutritional value of this soup is stated below (for 2 bowls):

  Calories- 214 cal

  Fat- 8 g

  Carbohydrate- 23 g

  Protein- 11 g

  Sugar- 2 g

  Vitamin C- 31.9 mg

  Iron- 1.3 mg

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