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Avgolemono (lemon chicken soup) is my absolute favourite childhood meal—nothing beats sitting down with a big bowl in winter time.

With the addition of garlic and lemon this is the perfect go to chicken soup for something unique and healthy.

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ALToG: Avgolemono

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time1 hr 35 mins
Author: Skinnymixers
Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: Greek
Servings: 8


  • 1.5 kg whole chicken stuffed with a whole lemon and 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 medium brown onion peeled, quartered
  • 1 clove of garlic peeled
  • 50 g celery roughly chopped
  • 50 g carrot roughly chopped
  • 30 g butter or oil of choice you can reduce this for low cal, or bump up for LCHF
  • 1200 g water
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp cracked black pepper
  • 1 dried bay leaf
  • 4 egg yolk room temperature
  • 50 g fresh lemon juice about 1 large lemon
  • Parsley for garnish
  • medium grain rice


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Nutrition Facts
ALToG: Avgolemono
Amount Per Serving (310 g)
Calories 315 Calories from Fat 167
% Daily Value*
Fat 18.6g29%
Saturated Fat 5.2g33%
Sodium 908mg39%
Carbohydrates 10.8g4%
Sugar 1.6g2%
Protein 25.3g51%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.