Agvolemeno Soup (Greek chicken, lemon and rice soup)

YES!! I finally hacked a recipe of yiayias hahaha. But please, if you don’t make it like this don’t yell at me 😂😂😝😝⁣ I did my best to try and get as close to the measurements as possible! 


Serves 6: 
8 chicken drumsticks/1 whole chicken or chicken necks (whatever you like!) ⁣
3.5L water ⁣
2 onions, whole ⁣
2 carrots, whole ⁣
1 whole celery bunch ⁣
1 potato ⁣
2 spoonfuls powdered stock (I love this but you don’t HAVE to use it) ⁣
1/2 lemon, juiced ⁣
1 cup washed basmati rice ⁣or long grain
2 eggs, separated ⁣


  1.  Add chicken, water, onion, carrot, celery, Potato, stock powder into a deep pot a cook for 3-4 hours on low.
  2. Once cooked. Strain and boil the stock. Add in rice (washed) and cook for 15 mins or until rice is almost fully cooked. Take off heat. ⁣
  3. Beat egg whites until fluffy. Add egg yolk and continue to beat. Add 2-3 spoonfuls of the stock in the pot into the egg bowl. Continue to beat. ⁣Add lemon and beat for a further 10 seconds.
  4. Pour egg mixture over the rice and stir. Season with pepper and add some of the chicken from above in! ⁣