Thai Chicken Coconut Soup


This Thai chicken coconut soup is the best and most comforting soup to make on a chilly day, and it takes only 5 minutes to prepare!


  • 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. freshly minced ginger
  • 4 oz. shiitake mushrooms, chopped
  • 6 c. chicken broth low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 (14-oz.) can coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp. fish sauce
  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1″ pieces
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Cilantro leaves, for garnish
  • Chili oil, for garnish (optional)


  1. In a large pot over medium heat, heat oil. Add ginger and cook until fragrant, 1 minute, then add mushrooms and cook until soft, about 6 minutes. 

  2. Add broth, coconut milk, and fish sauce and bring to a boil. Add chicken, reduce heat, and simmer until chicken is no longer pink, about 15 minutes. Turn off heat and stir in lime juice. 

  3. Garnish Thai chicken coconut soup with cilantro and chili oil (if using) before serving.



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