Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

48 reviews

When life gives you lemons...make this soup!! ; - )

Very easy

7 minutes

Prep time

25 minutes

Cook time

217 cal.

Per serving



Stovetop, Pot (small), Knife


Yellow onion

Step 1

Peel & dice the onion.

Carrots (fresh)

Step 2

Peel & dice the carrots.


Step 3

Peel & dice the celery.


Step 4

Juice the lemon into a small bowl & set aside.


Step 5

Peel & chop the garlic.

Olive oil
Chicken breast

Step 6

Heat a drizzle of oil in a pot over medium-high heat. Add chicken breast. Season with salt & pepper. Sear for 3 min on each side to lightly brown, then remove & set aside.

Yellow onion
Carrots (fresh)

Step 7

In the same pan, add onion, carrots, celery & garlic. Season with salt & pepper. Stir to combine & cook for 4 min or until veggies have softened.

Chicken broth

Step 8

Pour in chicken broth & stir. Add chicken breast & any juices back into the pot. Bring everything to a simmer & cook for 5 min or until chicken is fully cooked.

Step 9

Transfer the chicken to a plate & set aside.


Step 10

Stir in orzo & cook for 7-8 min. Once cooked, remove from heat.

Step 11

Shred the chicken using two forks.

Step 12

Add the shredded chicken & lemon juice to the pot. Stir to combine. Season with additional salt & pepper if desired.

Step 13

Serve in a bowl garnished with parsley or chives if you have & enjoy!

Personal notes

Add your own flavor!

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Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy217 cal.
Fat8 g
Carbohydrates17 g
Protein20 g
Fiber5 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup" contains 217 Energy, 8 g of Fat, 17 g of Carbohydrates, 20 g of Protein, 5 g of Fiber.

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Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup