Chicken Soup Recipe

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The Lebanese Recipes Kitchen (The home of delicious Lebanese Recipes and Middle Eastern food recipes) invites you to try Chicken soup recipe. Enjoy the Middle Eastern Cuisine and learn how to make Chicken soup. 

Traditional chicken soup is said to cure the common cold. This healthy recipe uses lots of different herbs and spices to enhance the flavour.

To Prep 0:15
To Cook 0:40


4 (about 900g) chicken thigh cutlets, excess fat trimmed
1 large brown onion, halved, finely chopped
1 large carrot, peeled, finely chopped
1 celery stick, trimmed, finely chopped
2 large garlic cloves, finely chopped
2 tbs finely chopped fresh continental parsley stems
6 sprigs fresh thyme, leaves picked
2L (8 cups) water
1/2 tsp whole black peppercorns
Sea salt flakes
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh continental parsley, extra


Step 1
Combine chicken, onion, carrot, celery, garlic, parsley, thyme, water and peppercorns in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low and cook, covered, for 40 minutes or until vegetables are very tender.

Step 2
Use tongs to transfer the chicken to a clean work surface. Hold with tongs and cut the chicken meat from the bones. Discard bones. Finely chop the chicken meat and add to the soup.

Step 3
Taste and season with sea salt. Ladle soup among serving bowls. Sprinkle with extra parsley and serve immediately. 


Energy 1225kJ
Fat saturated 2.50g
Fat Total 9.00g
Carbohydrate sugars –
Carbohydrate Total 4.50g
Dietary Fibre 3.00g
Protein 46.00g
Cholesterol –
Sodium –

Australian Good Taste – July 2005 , Page 131
Recipe by Jan Purser
Photography by Luke Burgess  

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