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Lemony Chicken Noodle Soup

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars

"'This isn't Grandma's chicken soup, but it is comforting,' assures Bill Hilbrich from St. Cloud, Minnesota. 'The lemon juice gives this easy soup enough zip to make it interesting.'"
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30 m servings
Original recipe yields 2 servings


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  1. In a small saucepan, saute onion in oil and butter until tender. Add the chicken and garlic. Cook and stir until chicken is lightly browned. Stir in the broth, carrot, peas and basil. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Add the noodles. Cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until noodles are tender. Stir in lemon juice.


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The idea of Lemony Chicken Soup gets 4 stars... the recipe itself needs a lot of reworking. The measurements are totally off. If you make this to the recipe, your soup will turn out funny. He...

I made the recipe like the reviewer had said but in addition, I added 2 cups of egg noodles instead of 1.5 and I also used left over grilled chicken, chopped into pieces. I added 3 small stalks...

2/1/2012: Loved this recipe! Will make a double batch next time, so there will be leftovers! Update - 11/23/2015: After making this a few times, here's an update. I still love this recipe and...

Added more chicken, and used some chicken stock instead of only broth. Added celery and optional corn starch slurry thickener. Ymm