20-Minute Creamy Lemon Chicken & Rice Soup Recipe: Is It Dinner Tonight? by 30Seconds Food

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20-Minute Creamy Lemon Chicken & Rice Soup Recipe: Is It Dinner Tonight?

Chicken and lemon are a classic combination. This easy, creamy lemon chicken soup recipe uses pantry ingredients and is on the table in under 30 minutes. Perfect on busy nights for dinner or a quick lunch.

Serve this lemony chicken soup recipe with a salad. You can use leftover chicken or buy a rotisserie chicken. Use whatever fresh herbs you have on hand.

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 1 box (32 ounces) chicken broth
  • 2 cans (10 ounces each) cream of chicken soup
  • 2 packages (about 8 ounces each) cooked microwaveable rice (like Uncle Ben's Ready Rice)
  • 2 - 3 cups cooked shredded chicken (can use rotisserie chicken)
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper (or to taste)
  • 6 large lemons, zested and juiced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill, or your favorite herb (optional)

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Put the broth, cream of chicken soup, rice, chicken, pepper and lemon juice into a soup pot. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and gently simmer about 20 minutes. 
  2. Add the lemon zest and dill, if using. Serve with lemon wedges. 

Note: If you'd like a thinner or creamier soup, add in a little milk, cream of half and half.

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Yes freakin please. This looks soooo good! 🍋
Such an easy recipe for lemon chicken soup, you don’t see that everyday.

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