Chicken Coconut Curry Soup

Soup, Soup, Soup, Soup, Soup, Soup…

I’m a soup freak!

You know that already!

After the Cauliflower Soup

the Light Vegetable Soup

the Creamy Carrot Soup

the Potato Cream with Mushrooms and Prosciutto

the Minestrone soup

the Tomato soup

the Creamy-Dreamy Mushroom Soup

and the meatball soup

today is time for the Chicken Coconut Curry Soup!


Divine, divine, divine…

I made this when I was still in Shanghai. I haven’t had time to spend in the kitchen yet since I came to Italy, but I’ll promise that things will change starting from this weekend. There are a bunch of recipes that I’m dieing to share with you here!

But today, let’s make this soup!

Ingredients (serves 2):

  • 1 small chicken breast (400 g)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 can (400 ml) coconut milk, full fat
  • 1/4 onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 green pepper
  • cilantro
  • unsweetened chipped coconut, to Garnish

Grab a small chicken breast

and chop it up into bite-size cubes

In a soup pot, heat up 1 tbsp of olive oil. Add the chicken, season with salt and pepper and let cook

Remove and set aside

In the same pot, saute’ the onion until soft

Return the chicken to the pot with the onion

Squeeze in the ginger and cook for a few minute

Grab one can of coconut milk

and pour it in

add the chicken broth

add 2 tsp of curry powder and stir well

next, chop up the green pepper and add it to the pot

Bring it to a simmer and cook for about 5 min.

Squeeze in lemon juice

add chopped cilantro. Check if more salt is needed

Ladle soup into soup bowl and serve warm

if you want you can garnish with unsweetened chipped coconut

Make this tonight for your beloved one!

One serving provides:

  • Calories: 448
  • Fat: 31 g
  • Carbohydrates: 8.1 g
  • Protein: 43.7 g


About the author:

An Italian living in China with a strong passion for cooking! Browse my 'left-overs' session for many tasty grub!. Follow her on Twitter / Facebook.