Chicken Coconut Curry Soup

Be Healthy, Gluten-Free, Recipes, Soups August 27, 2012
Chicken Coconut Curry Soup with Basil and Sriracha from InspiredRD.com #glutenfree

Jeff and I were sitting around at lunch time on Saturday and suddenly had a hankering for curry.  I found out how easy it was to make the week before when I made shrimp curry for the first time.  Basically all you need is curry paste, coconut milk, and a little chicken broth.  Easy peasy.  I had some chicken thighs that needed to be used, so I got to work.

The longest part of making this dish was prepping the chicken, everything else went quickly.  As I chopped the chicken and veggies and started adding it all to the pot, I realized there wasn’t enough liquid to cook everything, so I added more chicken broth.  We ended up with soup, and I have to say it was really good!  I had the leftovers for lunch yesterday and will eat the rest for lunch today.  Top with fresh basil and a healthy squirt of Sriracha for the full experience.  The Sriracha adds some nice heat back to the dish where the extra chicken broth has taken some of it away.

Chicken Coconut Curry Soup
Recipe type: Soup
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Serves: 4
 
Curry is easy to make at home, you only need a few ingredients!
Ingredients
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 1 Tbsp. green curry paste
  • 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth (make sure to verify gluten-free status if you have celiac)
  • 2 carrots, cut in half then lengthwise into strips
  • 1 orange bell pepper, cored and cut into strips
  • 1 red bell pepper, cored and cut into strips
  • 2 small (or 1 large) sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 pound chicken thighs or breasts, diced
  • Fresh basil and Sriracha for serving (optional but highly recommended)
Instructions
  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, whisk curry paste into coconut milk. Let simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Add chicken broth, vegetables, and chicken. Simmer covered for 10 minutes.
  3. Serve with fresh basil and Sriracha.

Try it and let me know what you think!

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6 Comments

  • Reply ea-the spicy rd August 28, 2012 at 11:42 am

    This looks delicious and I love how easy it is! Last week when I was sick I had my husband get some spicy hot and sour thai chicken soup for me-so good. Hopefully I won’t be sick again soon, but if I am, I’m going to ask him to make a big bowl of this for me :-)

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