Coconut Soup with Chicken

An exotic thai soup recipe with chicken, lime, coconut and ginger

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Preparation time 15 m

Cooking time 15 m

Recipe category First course

Recipe yield 4


Oil 1 tbsp, sesame

Onion 1 each, sliced

Garlic 2 cloves


Lemongrass 1 stalk, finely chopped

Peppers 2 each, red chilli

Chicken 350 ml, stock

Coconut milk 400 ml

Chicken breasts 2 each, skinned, cut into chunks

Lime 6 leaves

Soy sauce 2 tbsp

Fish sauce 1 tbsp

Sugar 1 tbsp

Lime juice


Heat the oil in a large pan and gently fry the onion until soft but not brown.

Add the garlic, ginger, lemongrass and chilli and cook for 1 minute.

Add the stock and coconut milk, bring to a boil then add the chicken and lime leaves and simmer for 15 minutes.

Add the soy sauce, fish sauce, sugar and lime juice, heat through and serve.

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