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Greek lemon chicken soup

Greek lemon chicken soup

This is a traditional Greek lemon chicken soup and it very easy and simple to make and typically a large amount of juice is added. Feel free to increase if so desired. 
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine Greece
Servings 4
Calories 520 kcal


  • Saucepan
  • Bowl
  • Whisk


  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • ¼ cup uncooked quinoa
  • salt and pepper
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • fresh dill chopped
  • shredded roasted chicken optional)


  • In a saucepan add the broth and bring it to a boil.
  • Add the quinoa and cook until tender.
  • You can season with the pepper and salt and reduce the heat to low and let simmer.
  • Use a separate bowl to whisk the eggs with lemon juice until smooth.
  • Into the ready egg/lemon mixture add about 1 cup of the hot broth and whisk to combine.
  • Then add the mixture back to the saucepan and stir until the soup becomes thickens and opaque.
  • You can add salt and pepper to taste, dill, and chicken if you prefer and serve.
Keyword paleo, Warm