Thai Chicken and Coconut Soup

Thai Chicken and Coconut Soup Recipe
Photography: Randy Mayor; Styling: Jan Gautro


4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 228
Caloriesfromfat 29 %
Fat 7.3 g
Satfat 4 g
Monofat 0.7 g
Polyfat 0.5 g
Protein 30.8 g
Carbohydrate 8.2 g
Fiber 0.5 g
Cholesterol 77 mg
Iron 1.9 mg
Sodium 778 mg
Calcium 23 mg


1 teaspoon grated lime rind
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon chopped peeled fresh lemongrass
2 tablespoons Thai fish sauce
1/2 teaspoon minced peeled fresh ginger
1/2 teaspoon chopped seeded Thai chile
1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces
1 (14-ounce) can light coconut milk
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro


Combine first 7 ingredients in a large saucepan. Bring to a simmer over medium heat; stir in chicken and coconut milk. Cook 3 minutes or until chicken is done. Sprinkle with cilantro.

Jim Peterson,

Cooking Light

January 2003
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