Creamy Chicken Orzo Soup

mince the garlic

finely chop the onion

slice the carrots

heat oil and butter in a large pot

add garlic and onion, cook for 2 minutes

stir in spices

add carrots

add whole chicken fillets

pour in broth

add soy sauce and bay leaf, cover, simmer for 15 minutes

when ready, remove the chicken

add cream and lemon juice

stir in orzo

cover, simmer for 10 minutes

meanwhile, shred the chicken

when orzo is ready, return chicken to the pot

add spinach, stir, simmer for 2 minutes

finish off with black pepper and red pepper flakes