Coconut Soup with Chicken

This Thai coconut soup with chicken is commonly served as street food because the longer it simmers, the more flavorful it gets.

Serves: 2Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 lemongrass stalk, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 can (15 oz.) coconut milk
  • 1 can (15 oz.) chicken broth
  • 1½ Tbsp. grated lime zest
  • 1” piece ginger, peeled and thinly sliced
  • ½ lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into bite-sized slices
  • 4 oz. button mushrooms, sliced
  • ½ cup fish broth
  • 3 Tbsp. lime juice
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 2 Thai chili peppers, seeded and sliced
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro

Directions

  • Remove the outer leaves from the lemongrass stalk. Cut off the base end and the top dried portion. Cut the stalk in half lengthwise and then into 1" chunks.
  • Place a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add the coconut milk, chicken broth, lemongrass, lime zest, and ginger. Cover and bring to a boil.
  • Add the chicken breast, mushrooms, fish broth, lime juice, honey, and chili peppers. Cover and bring to a boil again. Taste and add salt if necessary.
  • Remove the lemongrass, ginger, and chili. Dish and sprinkle with chopped cilantro and serve while warm.

Recipe Information

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 lemongrass stalk, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 can (15 oz.) coconut milk
  • 1 can (15 oz.) chicken broth
  • 1½ Tbsp. grated lime zest
  • 1” piece ginger, peeled and thinly sliced
  • ½ lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into bite-sized slices
  • 4 oz. button mushrooms, sliced
  • ½ cup fish broth
  • 3 Tbsp. lime juice
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 2 Thai chili peppers, seeded and sliced
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro

Directions

  • Remove the outer leaves from the lemongrass stalk. Cut off the base end and the top dried portion. Cut the stalk in half lengthwise and then into 1" chunks.
  • Place a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add the coconut milk, chicken broth, lemongrass, lime zest, and ginger. Cover and bring to a boil.
  • Add the chicken breast, mushrooms, fish broth, lime juice, honey, and chili peppers. Cover and bring to a boil again. Taste and add salt if necessary.
  • Remove the lemongrass, ginger, and chili. Dish and sprinkle with chopped cilantro and serve while warm.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories290
Total Fat9g
Saturated Fat6g
Cholesterol70mg
Sodium1090mg
Total Carbohydrate23g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars13g
Protein31g