Spicy Thai Curry Chicken Soup

This easy-to-make Thai soup recipe has plenty of spice to warm the bones, and it will fill you up with plenty of chicken, coconut milk, rice and lots of seasoning.
Course Soup
Cuisine Thai
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 717 kcal


  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large white onion chopped
  • 1 celery stalk chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper chopped
  • 2 red fingerling peppers chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 2 cups cooked chicken chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Thai curry chile paste
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ginger powder
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne powder
  • 1 can coconut milk 14 ounces
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 cup white rice prepared and set aside
  • Fresh cut limes for serving
  • Chopped parsley for serving


  1. Heat a large pan or wok to medium heat. Add olive oil and heat.
  2. Add onion, celery and chili peppers. Cook about 6-7 minutes, until they are all softened and begin to brown.
  3. Add garlic and cookanother minute.
  4. Add chicken, red chile paste, curry, cumin, ginger and cayenne. Stir and cook about 2 minutes to heat through.
  5. Add coconut milk, chicken stock and bay leaves. Stir. Heat to a slight boil then reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes.
  6. Stir in prepared rice and cook another 5 minutes. Remove bay leaves.
  7. Serve into bowls and top with freshly squeezed lime juice and parsley.
Nutrition Facts
Spicy Thai Curry Chicken Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 717 Calories from Fat 387
% Daily Value*
Fat 43g66%
Saturated Fat 25g125%
Cholesterol 58mg19%
Sodium 339mg14%
Potassium 825mg24%
Carbohydrates 56g19%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 28g56%
Vitamin A 565IU11%
Vitamin C 43.7mg53%
Calcium 60mg6%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.