Chicken barley soup

Chicken barley soup

Chicken barley soup is a great option for a hearty lunch. It can be cooked with any meat, but with chicken broth, the soup will be lighter. If you like barley, then you should definitely pay attention to this fragrant and very appetizing first course.
5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 3 hours 40 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 40 minutes
Course Soup
Cuisine Russian
Servings 2 people
Calories 91 kcal


  • 1 pan
  • 1 frying pan
  • 1 chopping board
  • 1 knife


  • 1 pc chicken fillet
  • 50 g pearl barley
  • 1 pc carrot
  • 2 pcs onion
  • 2 pcs potato
  • 1 bunch dill
  • 1 clove garlic
  • for frying vegetable oil
  • 1 pinch salt


  • Prepare the necessary ingredients.
    The necessary ingredients for cooking chicken barley soup
  • Put the chicken and onion in a pot, cover with cold water, and put on the heat. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat, and cook for 25 minutes.
    1 pc chicken fillet, 2 pcs onion
    Cooking chicken and onion broth
  • Remove the chicken and wait for it to cool down a bit. Discard the onion. Add the rinsed barley to the broth. It is advisable to soak the barley for 3 hours beforehand so that it cooks faster. Cut the potatoes and the cooled chicken and add them to the soup.
    50 g pearl barley, 2 pcs potato
    Adding pearl barley and potatoes to the broth
  • Fine chop the onion and fry in a small amount of vegetable oil for a couple of minutes.
    2 pcs onion, for frying vegetable oil
    Frying onions
  • Add the carrot grated on a coarse grater. Add finely chopped or pressed garlic clove.
    1 pc carrot, 1 clove garlic
    Adding carrots and garlic to fried onions
  • When the potatoes and barley are cooked, add the sauté to the soup. Stir, season with salt to taste, and cook for another 5 minutes. You can also add black pepper and any other spices.
    1 pinch salt
    Adding a roast to the broth
  • Add finely chopped dill. Stir, turn off the heat, and let it stand covered for 20 minutes.
    1 bunch dill
    Adding greens to the soup
  • The barley soup is ready. Serve with black bread, and if desired, sprinkle with fresh herbs on top.
    Chicken barley soup


Calories: 91kcalCarbohydrates: 19gProtein: 3gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0.1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.3gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 0.3mgSodium: 198mgPotassium: 128mgFiber: 4gSugar: 0.3gVitamin A: 128IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 11mgIron: 1mg
Keyword chicken, homemade




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