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  • Writer's pictureJenn Clayton

Lemon Chicken Soup w/Rice & Peas

Perfect for the cooler months!! Packed with protein and veggies! yum yum!

Hearty and amazing!! Full of flavor and the perfect meal prepped Lunch or Dinner!

Full recipe in video below


  • 1 tablespoon light butter

  • 1 medium onion chopped

  • 2 chicken breasts boneless and skinless, cut into small pieces

  • ⅔ cup rice long grain

  • 4 cups chicken broth low sodium

  • 2 cups water

  • ½ teaspoon salt or to taste

  • ½ teaspoon black pepper or to taste

  • ⅓ cup lemon juice freshly squeezed

  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce or to taste

  • 1 cup peas frozen or canned

  • 2 tablespoon chives or dill, for garnish

  • Cook Onion: In a soup pot, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the onion and saute (but do not brown) until the onion becomes soft and translucent.

  • Cook Chicken: Add the chicken to the pot and cook for about 3 minutes or until no longer pink.

  • Add Ingredients & Cook: Add the rice, chicken broth and water to the pot. Season with salt, pepper, add the lemon juice and hot sauce. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to a simmer and cook until the rice is cooked through, about 15 to 20 minutes.

  • Add Peas: Add the peas and cook for a couple more minutes.

  • Garnish & Serve: Garnish with chives or dill and serve.

6 Servings:

144 calories

2g fat

18g carbs

12g protein

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