Coconut Chicken Soup

This coconut chicken soup is the perfect nutrient-dense dinner for cold weather. This recipe is easy to prepare and makes great leftovers!




Health Benefit:

Chicken is a great source of lean protein. Ginger, onion, basil, and curry reduce inflammation and promote overall health. Mushrooms are rich in vitamins and minerals.






Large pot

  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 can full fat coconut milk
  • 8 slices of fresh ginger
  • 1 TBSP red curry paste
  • 2 TBSP brown sugar
  • ½ sweet onion, thinly sliced
  • ½ lb mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 5 TBSP fish sauce
  • ⅓ cup fresh basil leaves
  • ½ cup lime juice

You can use vegetable broth in place of chicken broth. You can also use chicken thighs. For a lower  fat recipe, use low or reduced fat coconut milk.

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

In a large pot over medium heat, combine chicken broth, coconut milk, ginger, curry paste, sugar, and onion; Bring to a boil

Step 2

Add chicken, mushrooms, and fish sauce; Reduce heat to medium low; Simmer for about 5 minutes


Step 3

Add lime juice and basil; Simmer an additional 3 minutes

Step 4

Serve over white rice

Step 5