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Thai Chicken Soup

Healthy Thai chicken soup in a spicy, coconut broth. This cozy week-night meal is super filling and bursting with flavor.

Healthy Thai Soup

I could not be happier that it is soup season again. I could eat soup everyday in the fall/winter and never get sick of it. This Thai chicken soup is bursting with flavor and has all the cozy vibes we want during the colder months! It has a creamy texture from the coconut milk. As well as, tons of flavor from the thai red curry paste, ginger, lime, garlic, fish sauce, and if you’re into spice add some sriracha.  Just go grab a rotisserie chicken and you have the easiest week-night dinner.

I’m so into Thai flavors lately. It always tends to satisfy my cravings. Click here for my Thai coconut mussels [3], which remind me a lot of the broth in this soup recipe!

Since there’s just two of us at my home, this lasts us a few days! It’s a perfect meal-prep recipe. Just heat it up when you’re ready to dig in!

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Thai Chicken Soup



3 cup cooked and shredded chicken, I used from rotisserie chicken
3-4 carrots, peeled and chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1/2 a large yellow onion, finely chopped
12 tbsp fresh minced ginger
2 tsp minced garlic
2 tbsp + 1 tsp red thai curry paste
1 tsp fish sauce
4 cups chicken stock or broth
1 can full fat coconut milk
juice and zest of 1 lime
1 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tbsp sriracha, optional, or more/less to taste
salt and pepper to taste
chopped cilantro for topping
sliced jalapeños for topping, optional


Add oil to a large pot over medium heat. Add onion, carrots, and bell pepper. Season with a little salt and pepper. Saute for 5-6 minutes or until the veggies are softened.

Add the garlic and ginger to the pot. Saute for about 1 minute.

Add chicken stock, coconut milk, red thai curry paste, sriracha, fish sauce, salt and pepper.

Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and let simmer for about 10-15 minutes.

Add shredded chicken and continue to do a low simmer for 3-5 minutes.

Stir in lime juice and zest.

Ladle into bowls and top with cilantro and jalapeño slices.

Serve with some more fresh chopped cilantro and sliced jalapeño if desired.