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Greek Egg And Lemon Soup

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Ingredients
  Chicken stock 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Chicken piece 1 (Leg Or Breast)
  Eggs 3
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Cooked long grained rice 8 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste, freshly ground
  Parsley 3 Tablespoon, finely chopped
Directions

MAKING
1) In a saucepan, boil chicken stock.
2) Place the chicken piece into the boiling stock to poach for 15 to 20 minutes.
3) Take out the chicken piece and place aside to cool down.
4) In a clean pan, strain the stock over a fine strainer.
5) Place the pan over low heat to keep the stock warm but not boiling.
6) Remove the skin and bones from the chicken piece.
7) Cut the meat into very thin slivers.
8) In a bowl, beat eggs lightly with lemon juice.
9) Add a ladleful of hot stock to the egg mixture. With whisk, beat this mixture vigorously.
10) Increase the heat and bring the stock to a boil.
11) Add rice and slivered chicken after removing the pan from heat.
12) Gradually stir in the egg mixture.
13) Season the mixture with salt and pepper according to taste.
14) Place the pan over reduced heat for 3 to 4 minutes and continue stirring to make the soup creamy. Do not boil, as it will curdle the eggs.

SERVING
15) Sprinkle with parsley to serve at once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Greek
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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