Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup


chop the carrot

finely chop the shallot

mince the garlic

heat oil over medium,  add garlic, shallot  and carrot, cook for 3 minutes

add ground chicken, break up into pieces, cook for 5 minutes

stir in salt, pepper,  cumin, coriander,  thyme, bay leaf  and orzo

add chicken broth, bring to a boil

reduce heat,  simmer, uncovered  for 10 minutes

when ready,  add lemon juice,  cream and  cream cheese, simmer  5 minutes more

finish off with black pepper, chili flakes  and dill