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Greek chicken soup

Greek chicken soup

A comforting chicken soup that tastes like heaven and comes together in a flash. A chicken soup recipe is a real staple for every cook.
Course Soup
Cuisine Greek
Keyword Chicken soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Calories 305kcal


  • 1 litre water
  • 4 chicken thighs
  • 1/3 cup rice
  • 1/2 tsp ginger dried
  • 1 sweet potato cut in wedges
  • 1 leek chopped
  • 1 carrot chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • salt
  • freshly ground pepper


  • Bring water to a boil in a large pot. Season with salt. Add in the chicken and rice. Reduce to medium heat and simmer until chicken and rice are cooked, for about 10 minutes.
  • Add the sweet potato, leek, carrot and bay leaf. Simmer until soup is thick and chicken is tender enough, for about 20 minutes.
  • Transfer chicken to a dish and shred. Return to pan. Add lemon juice, salt, pepper and soy sauce.
  • Serve the chicken soup warm.