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Fast & Easy Dinner: Coconut Lime Chicken Soup

Fast & Easy Dinner: Coconut Lime Chicken Soup

This fragrant and scrumptious recipe is a cinch to throw together, making it the perfect midweek pick-me-up. It combines the exotic freshness of Thai cuisine with the comforting classic, chicken soup.

Although the ingredient list only calls for carrots, I plan on throwing in lots more vegetables like asparagus, green onions, and mushrooms. Feel free to do the same! To get the recipe, which is a great use for leftover chicken,

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Coconut Lime Chicken Soup

Coconut Lime Chicken Soup

Coconut Lime Chicken Soup

Ingredients

1 2- to 2-1/2-lb. deli-roasted chicken
1 15-oz. can unsweetened coconut milk
2 cups water
1/4 cup lime juice (2 medium limes)
3 medium carrots, thinly-sliced diagonally (about 1-1/2 cups)
1 Tbsp. soy sauce
2 tsp. Thai seasoning blend
1/4 tsp. salt
Fresh cilantro, optional for serving
Lime wedges optional for serving

Directions

  1. Remove and discard skin and bones from chicken. Shred chicken.
  2. In large saucepan combine shredded chicken with coconut milk, water, lime juice, sliced carrots, soy sauce, the 2 teaspoons Thai seasoning and salt.
  3. Bring to boiling; reduce heat and simmer, covered, 8 minutes or until carrots are crisp-tender.
  4. To serve, sprinkle bowls of soup with additional Thai seasoning and cilantro. Pass lime wedges.
  5. Serves 4.

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Zulkey Zulkey 7 years
Mikeee, you can just buy a jar of "Thai seasoning" in your spice aisle. Contains red pepper and a few other things. Made this on Monday and it really was delicious and fast--the lime juice and cilantro are necessary! Served it with some whole wheat naan.
jhig jhig 7 years
Looks to be, yet another great weekend project. My taste buds can't wait. Thanks PartySugar!
jhig jhig 7 years
Looks to be, yet another great weekend project. My taste buds can't wait. Thanks PartySugar!
emalove emalove 7 years
Mmmm...this is right up my alley.
margokhal margokhal 7 years
I'm down to try this! Even though I don't think the rest of the fam will...
aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
Different.
smileyface smileyface 7 years
That sounds soooo yummy! Will have to try that soon!
ElizabethRae ElizabethRae 7 years
I'm intrigued.
chancleta chancleta 7 years
oh my! I'm printing this one. Sounds delich!
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