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Avgolemono is a classic sauce of chicken broth, egg yolks and lemon juice; the addition of a bit more chicken broth, rice and shredded chicken turns it into a satisfying soup. More Chicken Soup Recipes

Grace Parisi
March 2009

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Credit: © Yunhee Kim

Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
30 mins
Yield:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large saucepan, season the stock with salt and pepper and bring to a simmer. Transfer 1 cup of the hot stock to a blender. Add 1/2 cup of the rice, the egg yolks and the lemon juice and puree until smooth. Stir the puree into the simmering stock along with the chicken and the remaining 1 1/2 cups of rice and simmer until thickened slightly, 10 minutes. Stir in the dill and serve.

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Suggested Pairing

Tart Greek white.

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