Refreshing Summer Grilled Chicken Soup

As the warm days of summer approach, it’s the perfect time to enjoy light and refreshing meals that don’t compromise on flavor. This Summer Grilled Chicken Soup is an ideal dish for those who love the smoky taste of grilled chicken combined with the freshness of summer vegetables. Easy to prepare and delicious, this soup is a great addition to your seasonal recipe collection.


For the Chicken:

  • 1 1/2 lb. chicken tenders
  • Salt, pepper, garlic powder for seasoning

For the Soup:

  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups of natural fresh corn ( can be substituted for frozen corn)
  • 1 big onion, sliced (approximately into 2 pieces)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cups zucchini, chopped
  • 2 cups cut spaghetti
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped


  1. Grill the Chicken:
    • Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
    • Season the chicken tenders with salt, pepper, and garlic powder.
    • Grill the chicken tenders for about 5-7 minutes on each side or until fully cooked and slightly charred.
    • Remove from the grill, let them cool slightly, and then chop into bite-sized pieces. Set aside.
  2. Prepare the Vegetables:
    • Gently stir in the olive oil using a large pot over medium heat.
    • Add the chopped onion and sauté until translucent, about 5 minutes.
    • Add the chopped zucchini and cook for another 3-4 minutes until they start to soften.
  3. Cook the Soup:
    • Pour in the chicken broth and bring to a gentle boil.
    • Add the salt, pepper, and fresh corn (or frozen corn if using).
    • Stir in the cut spaghetti and cook for about 10 minutes or until the pasta is al dente.
  4. Combine Everything:
    • Add the grilled chicken pieces to the pot.
    • Stir in the fresh dill and adjust seasoning if necessary.
  5. Serve:
    • Ladle the soup into bowls and serve hot.
    • Garnish with additional fresh dill if desired.


This Summer Grilled Chicken Soup is a wonderful way to enjoy the flavors of the season in a light yet satisfying meal. The smoky grilled chicken pairs perfectly with the fresh vegetables and aromatic herbs, creating a dish that is both nutritious and delicious. Enjoy this soup as a main course for lunch or dinner, and savor the taste of summer in every spoonful.