Chicken Chili

Coconut Chicken Soup

Coconut Chicken Soup
Written by ClareW
Coconut Chicken Soup

Coconut Chicken Soup

This is a lovely expansion of the normal chicken soup. The coconut adds a subtle flavour that boosts the dish.
4.8 from 49 votes
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Course: Soup, Starter
Cuisine: Thai
Keyword: Chicken, Nuts, Soup
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 139kcal



  • Slice the chicken into 1/4-inch (5 mm) strips.
  • Smash the lemon grass with the flat of a large knife and cut into 1-inch (2 cm) pieces.
  • Heat the coconut milk and water in a saucepan over moderate heat-do not boil.
  • Add the lemon grass, ginger, and chilies and simmer for 2 minutes, stirring frequently and being careful that the mixture does not boil.
  • Add the chicken strips and simmer 5 minutes.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and simmer for 1 minute.
  • Serve garnished with cilantro.


Sodium: 572mg | Sugar: 1g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 184mg | Cholesterol: 47mg | Calories: 139kcal | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Fat: 7g | Protein: 17g | Carbohydrates: 3g