Binnur's Turkish Cookbook - Delicious, healthy and easy-to-make Ottoman & Turkish recipes

Friday, September 29, 2006

Chicken Soup with Rice

(Terbiyeli Pirincli Tavuk Corbasi)

Chicken Soup with Rice
4 cups chicken stock
1/2 cup rice, washed, drained
1 chicken breast, diced

2 egg yolks
2 tbsp lemon juice

Bring the chicken stock to boil. Add the rice, chicken pieces, salt and pepper. Turn the heat down to medium-low. Cover the lid and cook for about 30 minutes.

In a small bowl, whisk the egg yolks with lemon juice. Take a ladle of soup and blend well with the sauce. Slowly pour this mixture into the pan while stirring. Cover the lid and simmer for about 3-4 minutes.

Before serving sprinkle chopped fresh parsley on top.

* Don't boil the soup after adding the sauce, it may curdle.

Meal Ideas:
- Green Pepper & Potato Dish, Cigarette Borek and Flour Helva.


At 6:09 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

i made this one but my husband complained it was too sour.. i guess next time i will use only 2 tbs of lemon juice

At 3:03 PM, Anonymous burcu said...

i also thought it was a little bit too sour. I find that the lemon in the US is different than the lemon in Turkiye. In the US it is more i just added a couple of drops of milk ! problem solved :)



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