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Avgolemono Chicken Soup with Rice


Avgolemono is a classic sauce of chicken broth, egg yolks, and lemon juice; the addition of a bit more chicken broth, rice, and shredded chicken turns it into a satisfying soup.

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  • 4 cup(s) homemade chicken stock or low-sodium broth
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 2 cup(s) cooked white rice, warmed
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 2 ounce(s) fresh lime juice
  • 1 rotisserie chicken, meat pulled from the bones and coarsely shredded
  • 2 ounce(s) chopped fresh dill


Cooking time 30mins
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Step 1

In a large saucepan, season stock with salt and pepper and bring to a simmer. Transfer 1 cup hot stock to a blender. Add 1/2 cup rice, egg yolks, and lime juice and puree until smooth. Stir puree into simmering stock along with chicken and remaining 1 1/2 cups rice and simmer until thickened slightly, 10 minutes. Stir in dill and serve.


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