Greek Lemon Chicken Soup with Orzo

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Makes: 6


  1. 1 carton (48 ounces) Compliments Chicken Broth
  2. 3/4 cup Orzo
  3. 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
  4. 1/4-1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
  5. 2 Compliments Large Eggs, well beaten
  6. 2 tablespoons finely minced
  7. Compliments Organics Fresh Chives


  1. In a 5 to 6-quart pan, combine broth and orzo over high heat. 
  2. Cover and bring to a simmer. 
  3. Reduce heat to medium-high and add chicken breasts,re-cover and simmer just until chicken is no longer pink in center (cut to test), 10-11 minutes. 
  4. With a fork, transfer chicken to a platter or cutting board and cut into bite-size pieces.
  5. In a small bowl, mix together lemon juice and beaten eggs until blended.
  6. Add a ladle full of the hot broth mixture and whisk vigorously until smooth.
  7. Add mixture back to pan along with cooked chicken. 
  8. Stir just until hot and slightly thickened, about 2 minutes. 
  9. Stir in chives, ladle into bowls, and serve immediately.

Cheers for Chives: This recipe will use about half of your package of chives. Save the rest to use in the Pan-Seared Tuna Rice Cakes recipe.