Low Fat Chicken and Barley Soup

Low Fat Chicken and Barley Soup


Servings 6
Time Needed Prep
Ingredients 9
Difficulty Easy

Rating (click to rate)

4.8 based on 3 ratings.


  • 1 tsp Olive Oil
  • 750 g Chicken Legs skinless
  • 1 Brown Onion finely chopped
  • 2 Garlic Cloves crushed
  • 1500 ml Chicken Stock
  • 1/2 cup Pearl Barley ( 110 grams)
  • 2 Celery Sticks chopped
  • 1 small Zucchini cut into 1 cm pieces
  • 1 Carrot cut into 1 cm pieces

Nutrition Information

Qty per
426g serve
Qty per
Energy 239.77097345133kcalcal 56.254867617909kcalcal
Protein 31.183788675228gg 7.3163147252514gg
Fat (total) 11.250601503759gg 2.6396068260711gg
 - saturated 3.0578446115288gg 0.71742897541603gg
Carbohydrate 1.2728613569322gg 0.29863767953007gg
 - sugars 1.1828613569322gg 0.27752195391602gg
Dietary Fibre 0.42333333333333gg 0.099322116777197gg
Sodium 1101.694100295mgmg 258.4785592494mgmg

Nutritional information does not include the following ingredients: Olive oil, Brown onion, Pearl barley, Zucchini, Carrot

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

Low Fat Chicken and Barley Soup is a yummy dish for those cold nights when you want something to warm you up, but without the guilt.


  1. Heat oil in large fry pan, and add the chicken legs, making sure you brown them all over.

  2. Put chicken legs in large saucepan and set aside.

  3. Place the onion in fry pan and saute until soft then add garlic and cook for 1 minute.

  4. Place the onion and garlic mixture over chicken legs and add stock and all the vegetables.

  5. Simmer for 1 1/4 hours until chicken is tender.

  6. When cooked remove chicken legs from soup and pull all the meat off the bones, return chicken meat to soup and season with salt and pepper to your tastes.

  7.  Low Fat Chicken and Barley Soup is suitable to freeze for up to 2 months.  Allow to cool to room temperature before 3/4 filling a ziplock bag.

Jody Allen
About Author

Jody Allen

Jody Allen is the founder of Stay at Home Mum. Jody is a five-time published author with Penguin Random House and is the current Suzuki Queensland Amb...Read Moreassador. Read Less

Ask a Question

Close sidebar