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Coconut milk tames the heat and combines deliciously with shredded chicken breast in Spicy Thai Coconut Chicken Soup.

Recipe by Cooking Light January 2012


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Recipe Summary

25 mins
32 mins
Serves 4 (serving size: about 1 1/3 cups)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Heat a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add mushrooms and the next 4 ingredients (through lemongrass); cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add chile paste; cook 1 minute. Add Chicken Stock, coconut milk, fish sauce, and sugar; bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to low; simmer for 10 minutes. Add chicken to pan; cook 1 minute or until thoroughly heated. Discard lemongrass. Top with onions, cilantro, and juice.


Nutrition Facts

224 calories; fat 9g; saturated fat 4.5g; mono fat 2.4g; poly fat 1.3g; protein 22.7g; carbohydrates 15g; fiber 1.1g; cholesterol 58mg; iron 1.1mg; sodium 463mg; calcium 35mg.