Spicy Thai Coconut Soup
  • 1 carton chicken or vegetable stock, about 4 cups
  • 1 can regular coconut milk
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp hot chili garlic sauce
  • 1 tsp ground tumeric
  • 1 stalk of lemon grass, cut into matchstick pieces
  • 1 skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut into thin bite-sized strips
  • 1 small package sliced mushrooms, washed
  • 1 ripe tomato, chopped
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • ¼ cup finely chopped cilantro
  • Scallions for garnish - optional
  • Fresh Shaved Coconut for garnish - optional
  • 1 cup cooked Rice Noodles - optional
  1. Pour stock and coconut milk into a large saucepan on medium heat.
  2. Whisk in sugar and chili-garlic sauce. Add lemon grass & tumeric. Cover and bring to a boil.
  3. Add chicken, mushrooms, tomato and and cook, stirring occasionally, until chicken is cooked through, about 5 min. Remove lemon grass with a slotted spoon (I find it too chewy to leave it in so I take it out)
  4. Stir lime juice, fish sauce and cilantro into soup.
  5. Serve hot with rice noodles,fresh coconut and green onions with desired.
Recipe by SIMPLY BEAUTIFUL EATING at https://simplybeautifuleating.com/2015/09/18/spicy-thai-coconut-soup/