How to make Lemon Chicken Soup -

The flavour of lemon makes this chicken soup absolutely refreshing.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken breast (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), Zest (ज़ेस्ट/छाल)

Cuisine : Greek

Course : Soups

Lemon Chicken Soup

Lemon Chicken Soup Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Lemon Chicken Soup Recipe

  • Boneless chicken breast 1

  • Zest 2 of lemons

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons

  • Onion sliced 1 medium

  • Chicken stock 8 cups

  • Red chilli flakes ½ teaspoon

  • Couscous ¼ cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Chives chopped ¼ cup


Step 1

Heat olive oil in a non-stick pan. Add onion and sauté for three to four minutes.

Step 2

Add chicken stock, chicken breast, lemon zest and chilli flakes and mix well. Increase heat, cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for five minutes.

Step 3

Add the couscous, salt and crushed peppercorns, mix well and simmer for five minutes. Switch off the heat.

Step 4

Remove the chicken and shred using a fork. Put the shredded chicken back in the pan, add feta cheese and chives and mix well.

Step 5

Serve warm.

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