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Chicken Coconut Soup Recipe ~ Thai Style

Chicken Coconut Soup Recipe

Thai styled dishes are so much fun because they always have a unique flavor. This Thai style Chicken Coconut Soup Recipe has a bit of a tropical flavor because of the lemongrass, lime, ginger, and delicious coconut milk. I love anything ginger, so this recipe definitely caught my attention.

When it comes to soups, we may get stuck in the habit of sticking to boring, traditional soups. I had been making far too many potato soups lately, so when I saw this I ran out to pick up some lemongrass and coconut milk and made this the same day!

The creamy soup is filled with delicious flavor, and stuffed with sliced mushrooms and soft, boneless chicken. It definitely has a bit of a sweet flavor, but I love it! Top this with some cilantro and you’ll have a gourmet looking and tasting Thai style Chicken Coconut Soup.

I’ve only made this once so far, but I can’t wait to make this again for my whole family to try! Thai dishes are a popular favorite of many people. They taste so much different than typical American dishes and are sure to spice up some of your meal routines. Try this amazing and easy soup today and you’ll be dishing out seconds in no time!

Chicken Coconut Soup Recipe:


  • 1 Tbsp. of oil
  • 2 stalks of lemongrass, smashed and cut into pieces
  • 2” piece of peeled ginger
  • 1 Tbsp. of lime zest
  • 1/4 cup of lime juice
  • 5 cups of chicken stock
  • 1 lb of boneless, skinless chicken thigh, sliced
  • 8 oz of sliced shiitake mushrooms (or whatever kind of mushrooms you like)
  • 2 cups of unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1 tsp of sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. of fish sauce


In a soup pot, heat oil, lemongrass, ginger until fragrant. Add the lime juice and chicken stock. Bring to a boil then cover and lower heat to a simmer. Simmer for 30 minutes then remove the lemongrass and ginger. Add chicken, cover and simmer for another 30 minutes or until chicken is done cooking. Add the mushrooms, coconut milk, sugar and fish sauce. Bring to a boil and serve with cilantro and a drizzle of chili oil.

Below you can watch a video of this delicious and healthy Chicken Coconut Soup Recipe being made; please allow a few moments for it to load.


Thai-Style Chicken And Coconut Soup

Posted by Tasty on Monday, November 2, 2015

My thanks go to Buzzfeed Tasy for this delicious recipe and featured image.

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