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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!

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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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