Healthy Chicken Thai Coconut Soup (Tom Kha Gai Soup)

Healthy Chicken Thai Coconut Soup (Tom Kha Gai Soup)

This Healthy Chicken Thai Coconut Soup (also known as Tom Kha Gai Soup) is just 183 calories per 1.5 cups, and is so easy to make!

Making coconut chicken that soup at home will cut 100’s of calories, and it means you can have this amazing recipe for tom kha gai soup anytime you like!

Healthy Chicken Thai Coconut Soup (Tom Kha Gai Soup)

Most Thai coconut soup chicken recipes are packed full of unhealthy fat, calories, and lots of sugar. But this healthy recipe for Thai coconut soup is high protein, has only healthy fats, and is low in calories, carbs and sugar!

Try this chicken curry Thai soup as a main course for lunch or dinner, or as a side dish or snack on cold days.

This Healthy Chicken Thai Coconut Soup (also known as Tom Kha Gai Soup) is just 183 calories!

Healthy Chicken Thai Coconut Soup

This article will supply you with everything you’ll need to make a Thai soup recipe with coconut milk at home, in no time.

From a shopping list, to a printable recipe card. You’ll also find a nutrition label, helpful tips and tricks, and so much more!

To make this Thai coconut soup recipe easy, we’ve supplied you with the following sections. Read through them, or skip ahead to the recipe card.

What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Ingredients in Tom Kha Gai Soup (shopping list!)
  • How to Make Thai Coconut Soup with Chicken
  • Healthy Chicken Thai Coconut Soup (recipe card!)
  • Nutrition and Calories in Thai Chicken Soup

Helpful Tip for Shopping: Take a screenshot of the shopping list to your phone. This way you have it at your fingertips the next time you go grocery shopping.

Recipe Card Uses: You can email yourself this recipe card so you can easily search for it (I have a folder in my email just for recipes!) Or print it so you have it handy, and can make notes. You can even pin these Thai coconut soup recipes to Pintrest so it is safely stored for you.

Up next, a shopping list for Tom Kha Thai Soup…

Ingredients in Tom Kha Gai Soup

This Thai soup with coconut milk may call for a lot of ingredients… but many are pantry stable or are a “one time buy”. Plus we’ve supplied you with some recipes to use up the leftover Red Curry Paste below… and they are amazing!

Our chicken thai soup recipe is rich and flavorful, without adding loads of extra calories.

Healthy Chicken Thai Coconut Soup (Tom Kha Gai Soup)

Shopping List for Tom Kha Gai Soup Recipe:

Special Tip: You can find all the measurements in the recipe card below. There you can choose how many servings of Thai soup chicken recipe you want to make, and it will do all the measurement math for you! All of the ingredients for these Thai soup recipes can be doubled or tripled with the click of a button.

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How to Make Thai Coconut Soup with Chicken

This Thai soup coconut milk recipe is easy and amazing, the hardest part is pounding the lemon grass (which you can use a knife or rolling pin for).. Then it’s just about being patient while everything simmers away.

The coconut curry Thai soup will take an hour, but it holds well for leftovers. So make extras on the weekend to enjoy all week long.

How to Make Coconut Thai Soup with Chicken:

  1. Place the lemongrass stalk on a cutting board, and use the side of a knife or a rolling pin to pound it, and then cut into 2-inch long pieces
  2. In a sauce pot over medium heat, add the coconut oil, onion, garlic, jalapeño, ginger, lemongrass, and red curry paste.
  3. Cook, stirring often for 5 minutes, until onions are softened.
  4. Add the chicken broth and bring to a boil. Then reduce the heat to low and simmer uncovered for 30 minutes.
  5. Strain out the garlic, onions, lemongrass, and ginger, and discard.
  6. Add in coconut milk, chicken breast, and mushrooms.
  7. Simmer until chicken breast pieces are just cooked through (about 15 minutes), then add fish sauce, coconut sugar, and lime juice.
  8. Cook for 5 minutes, then serve topped with sliced green onions and fresh cilantro.

Special Tip: You can find these directions, along with measurements, nutrition and more in the sharable recipe card in the next section!

Up next, a recipe card for the best low calorie Thai soup coconut chicken recipe…

Healthy Chicken Thai Coconut Soup

This Tom Kha Gai Soup (Thai soup coconut milk recipe) is just 183 calories for 1 1/2 cups.

This healthy chicken Thai coconut soup makes a great side dish or main course. You can double the servings (and have 3 huge cups) for just 366 calories!

Healthy Chicken Thai Coconut Soup (Tom Kha Gai Soup)

Tom Kha Gai Soup- Coconut Thai Soup {JUST 183 CALORIES}

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Healthy Chicken Thai Coconut soup (also known as Tom Kha Gai Soup) is just 183 calories for 1.5 cups, and so packed full of flavor!
I like to serve this Thai soup recipe as a side dish, or double the serving (to 3 huge cups) for just 366 calories.
Try this Tom Kha Gai Soup Recipe, we know you'll love the healthy version, and as a bonus it means you can have more servings for fewer calories.
4.34 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dish, Soup
Cuisine Thai
Servings 6 servings
Calories 183 kcal

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Place the lemongrass stalk on a cutting board, and use the side of a knife or a rolling pin to pound it, and then cut into 2-inch long pieces
  • In a sauce pot over medium heat, add the coconut oil, onion, garlic, jalapeño, ginger, lemongrass, and red curry paste.
  • Cook, stirring often for 5 minutes, until onions are softened.
  • Add the chicken broth and bring to a boil. Then reduce the heat to low and simmer uncovered for 30 minutes.
  • Strain out the garlic, onions, lemongrass, and ginger, and discard.
  • Add in coconut milk, chicken breast, and mushrooms.
  • Simmer until chicken breast pieces are just cooked through (about 15 minutes), then add fish sauce, coconut sugar, and lime juice.
  • Cook for 5 minutes, then serve topped with sliced green onions and fresh cilantro.

Nutrition

Serving: 1.5cupsCalories: 183kcalCarbohydrates: 7.6gProtein: 21.4gFat: 7.8gSaturated Fat: 4.8gCholesterol: 48mgSodium: 613mgPotassium: 558mgFiber: 0.6gSugar: 3.4gCalcium: 18mgIron: 2mg
Keyword chicken, soup, Thai food
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