Citrus Chicken and Rice Soup

Searching out a new twist on a classic hen soup recipe? today’s Citrus chicken and Rice Soup is for you!

I’m someone who loves a bowl of heat, comforting chook soup just about any day of the week.  This clean and scrumptious Citrus hen and Rice Soup is destined to end up a brand new preferred!


  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup celery, diced
  • ½ cup onion, diced
  • ¼ cup scallion bottoms, sliced (save tops)
  • 1 cup carrots, diced
  • ½ cup uncooked white rice
  • Zest from one naval orange
  • 6 cups chicken stock, divided
  • 2 whole eggs
  • ¼ cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Dash of your favorite hot sauce, optional
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, broken into bite sized pieces
  • 1 cup frozen green peas, thawed
  • ¼ cup cilantro, chopped, plus more for garnish
  • Sliced scallions (green part), for garnish

  1. In a five-quart Dutch oven, warmness oil over medium high heat and upload the celery, onion, scallion bottoms and carrots. Sauté for 3 minutes.
  2. upload the rice and orange zest and cook for one minute.
  3. Reserve one cup of inventory and pour the relaxation into the pot. aggregate will bubble.
  4. carry to a boil, decrease warmth to low, cowl and prepare dinner included for just ten minutes.
  5. even as rice is cooking, whip the two eggs till frothy and upload to the cup of reserved inventory.
  6. Then add the juice from the orange, lemon and lime and stir. Set this apart.
  7. After ten minutes, take away lid and add the cooked hen, inexperienced peas and cilantro and heat to hot, nearly boiling.
  8. cast off from warmth and ladle out some cups of hot broth into the egg and juice combination to temper it. Then slowly upload this combination back into the recent soup, stirring while you add.
  9. heat the soup simply until serving temperature and cast off from heat.
  10. add optional hot sauce if favored.
  11. Serve with chopped cilantro and scallion tops.

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