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Coconut Curry Soup

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A tasty soup with sweet coconut and spicy curry flavors!


  • 2 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons chicken bouillon
  • 2 2 chicken breasts, chopped into 1 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • 1 14-ounce can unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup onion, diced
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1/2 tablespoon yellow curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne powder
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch
  • optional: steamed rice
  • Instructions

  • In a small sauce pan bring water to a boil. Add chicken bouillon and reduce to cook until dissolved. Turn off heat.
  • Season chicken with salt and pepper to taste. In a large pan or skillet heat oil over medium high heat. When oil is hot add chicken and cook, stirring though out, 5-10 minutes until cooked through. Set aside.
  • In a deep pan or soup pot. Add water/bouillon mixture and coconut milk. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer. Add onion, peppers, curry powder, fish sauce, lime juice, cayenne pepper, brown sugar, and salt. Cook about 10 minutes to marry flavors. 
  • Add corn starch and stir until soup thickens slightly. Stir in chicken and chopped cilantro. Cook 2-3 minutes longer until chicken is heated through. Serve soup hot, by itself or over rice if desired. Garnish with additional cilantro.
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