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Greek Creamy Egg, Lemon & Chicken Soup (Supë Pule me Limon)

Yields16 ServingsPrep Time15 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time45 mins

This delicious Greek style egg, lemon and chicken soup is traditionally made in the cold winter days. It requires a flavorful homemade chicken broth made from scratch. The stars of this soup are the chicken broth and the egg lemon sauce.

Greek Creamy Chicken Lemon Soup Featured

 10 cups homemade chicken brothrecipe included
 2 cups chicken meatcooked and shredded
  cup lemon juicefresh
 4 egg yolks
 2 tbsp cornstarch
 2 tbsp olive oil
 ¾ cup long grain riceuncooked
 1 tsp saltkosher
 1 tsp fresh dillminced
 1 pinch fresh ground black pepperto taste

In a large stockpot with chicken broth add chicken meat and rice, cook until al dente for 6 minutes. Once the rice is cooked, turn the stove off.

Egg-lemon sauce

On a bowl whisk together the egg yolks, lemon juice, sifted cornstarch and olive oil. The cornstarch should be well dissolved until a yellow and creamy liquid sauce is obtained.


With a ladle add hot chicken broth from the stockpot into the egg sauce while constantly whisking for the eggs not to get curdled.


After few more cups added, you can safely return the sauce back to the stockpot to cook for about 2 minutes on medium high heat. The chicken lemon soup will have a thick creamy yellow consistency.


Taste for salt and pepper and garnish with fresh dill. Serve with crusted bread.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1

Servings 0

Amount Per Serving
Calories 340Calories from Fat 75.06
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8.20g13%

Saturated Fat 1.72g9%
Trans Fat 0.00g
Cholesterol 67.83mg23%
Sodium 360.77mg16%
Potassium 173.38mg5%
Total Carbohydrate 51.34g18%

Dietary Fiber 1.75g8%
Sugars 1.09g
Protein 13.76g28%

Vitamin A 3.23%
Vitamin C 2.97%
Calcium 10.43%
Iron 7.18%
Vitamin D 124.89%
Vitamin E 6.44%
Vitamin K 3.81%
Thiamin 9.58%
Riboflavin 9.72%
Niacin 20.01%
Vitamin B6 14.34%
Folate 6.62%
Vitamin B12 10.95%
Phosphorus 33.78%
Magnesium 5.98%
Zinc 9.99%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.