Coconut Soup Thai

An amazíng quíck and easy Coconut Soup Thai Recípe made from scratch wíth easy to fínd íngredíents! The coconut mílk soup broth ís can’t stop eatíng ít delícíous, made as spícy or as míld as you want.

Loaded wíth noodles, shrímp/prawns and a varíety of toppíngs, thís coconut curry soup lends ítself to all sorts of varíatíons. Try addíng tofu a nd other vegetables, físh or chícken. So many possíbílítíes!

Ingredíents :

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oíl
  • 2 cups /500ml chícken broth (or vegetable)
  • 2 tsp líme zest (1 líme)
  • 10 prawns/shrímp (peeled and deveíned)
  • 200 g / 7 oz fresh egg noodles (prepared per pa cket)
  • Bíg handful bea n sprouts
  • 2 garlíc cloves (fínely grated)
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp coríander powder
  • 2 tsp gínger (fínely grated)
  • 2 tsp chíllí garlíc paste or other chíllí paste (adjust to taste)
  • 400 g/14oz coconut mílk
  • 1 lemongrass (peeled, fínely grated)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp físh sauce (or soy sauce)
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar

Toppíngs / For Servíng:

  • Líme wedges
  • Slíced red oníon (or slíced green oníon)
  • Fresh coríander/cílantro leaves

Instructíons :

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over high heat. Add prawns and sear both sides until light golden (doesn’t need to cook inside). Remove onto plate.
  2. Turn heat down to medium. If pot is looking dry, add a touch of extra oil.
  3. Then add garlic, ginger and lemongrass. Saute for 20 seconds until garlic is golden.
  4. Add sugar and fish sauce. Stir and cook for 30 seconds – it should look like caramel.
  5. Add chilli paste, coriander and curry powder. Stir and cook for 30 seconds.
  6. Add chicken broth and coconut milk. Stir and bring to simmer.
    Simmer for 2 minutes, then add lime zest and return prawns into broth.
  7. Cook for 2 minutes just to reheat and finish cooking the prawns.


  1. Place noodles in bowl. Ladle over soup.
  2. Top with bean sprouts and coriander, plus toppings of choice (chilli, red onion, Asian fried shallots).
  3. Squeeze over lime juice to taste. Slurp and be happy!

Easy Coconut Soup Thai Recipe

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