This Thai Chicken Curry Soup Recipe Is So Good, It Caused a Facebook Frenzy by Morgan Hawthorne

This Thai Chicken Curry Soup Recipe Is So Good, It Caused a Facebook Frenzy

This time of year, soup recipes are where it's at. But if you're looking for something more interesting than the typical chicken soup recipe, I've got just the thing!

If you love warm curry and chicken soup, then this is the mashup you’ve been looking for. I shared this green curry chicken soup recipe on Facebook, and it's so good that it caused an absolute frenzy! That's because this savory Thai soup recipe is not only delicious, it's also a healthy, gluten-free meal that you and your family will love.

Whether or not this delicious soup recipe went viral in your corner of the world, as it did in mine, let me assure you that it tastes like it should! Here's what you need to make this irresistible chicken soup: chicken, coconut oil, red onion, garlic, fresh ginger, green curry paste, Thai stock (or chicken stock), carrots, mushrooms, red pepper and coconut milk. The toppings, such as lime wedges, cilantro, avocado and green onions, are optional.

Serve this savory Thai soup on its own or over rice for lunch or for dinner. Your family will thank you!

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Cuisine: Thai
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

Servings: 8


  • 1 rotisserie chicken, pulled and shredded
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 3 tablespoons green curry paste
  • 6 cups culinary Thai stock or chicken stock
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 8 ounces sliced baby Portobello mushrooms
  • 1 red pepper, julienned
  • 1 can (14 ounces) light coconut milk
  • Optional for serving: brown or white rice, lime wedges, chopped cilantro, sliced avocado, sliced green onions

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Recipe Notes

  • You can use a rotisserie chicken or the equivalent amount of chicken you cook on your own. 
  • You can use Thai culinary stock or chicken stock.
  • You can use light coconut milk or regular coconut milk. 
  • You can pour the soup over brown or white rice, if desired.
  • You can garnish the soup with such optional toppings as chopped cilantro, sliced avocado, sliced green onions and lime wedges, according to your tastes.
  • Store the soup in an airtight container in the fridge for up to four days.

Here’s how to make it:

  1. Heat a large Dutch oven or soup pot to medium-high heat. Add the coconut oil. Once melted, add the red onions and sauté for 3 to 4 minutes until translucent.
  2. Add in the garlic and ginger. Sauté for 30 seconds. Add in curry paste and stir 2 to 3 minutes, until thickened.
  3. Add broth. Bring to boil and reduce to simmer. Stir in the chicken, carrots, red pepper and mushrooms.
  4. Scoop a cup of broth out of pot and blend with the can of coconut milk and add back to pot. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Pour over brown or white rice, if desired, and garnish with toppings. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 439

Total Fat: 29g

Saturated Fat: 19.3g

Cholesterol: 9mg

Sodium: 1606mg

Total Carbohydrate: 41.6g

Dietary Fiber: 4.2g

Total Sugars: 5.1g

Protein: 11.8g

Vitamin D: 360mcg

Calcium: 77mg

Iron: 6mg

Potassium: 717mg

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Donna John
Just printed this recipe and plan on making it next week. You made my stomach growl! Morgan Hawthorne
Gina Pomering
Yay! Now all I need to do is get u to make it for me 😜 haha JK... I will try it myself!
Morgan Hawthorne
Get the ingredients and I'll help you make it over some sangria/wine!!!! lol
Elisa Schmitz
OMG, yes please! Looks amazing, Morgan Hawthorne !
Mike Prochaska
Do these things turn out as good cooked as in pictures
Elisa Schmitz
All the ones I have tried = YES! Mike Prochaska
Morgan Hawthorne
This one does bc I tweaked the recipe that I saw online A LOT to make it healthier and more tasteful. Add some sriracha on top and its AMAZING!!!!!

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