Monday, May 6, 2019

Amazing Easy Thai Coconut Soup

Amazing Easy Thai Coconut Soup

An amazingly fast and easy to make Thai Coconut Soup FROM SCRATCH with easy-to-find ingredients !! The coconut milk broth can't stop-eat-it-tasty,


  • 200 g / 7 oz fresh egg noodles, 
  • 2 tsp chilli garlic paste or other chilli paste 
  • 10 prawns/shrimp 
  • 2 garlic cloves 
  • 2 tsp ginger 
  • 1 lemongrass
  • 400 g/14oz coconut milk  
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp fish sauce 
  • 2 tsp curry powder 
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 2 cups /500ml chicken broth 
  • 2 tsp lime zest 
  • Big handful bean sprouts
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil

  • Sliced red onion 
  • Fresh coriander/cilantro leaves
  • Lime wedges


  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. 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.
  7. Simmer for 2 minutes, then add lime zest and return prawns into broth.
  8. Cook for 2 minutes just to reheat and finish cooking the prawns.
  10. Place noodles in bowl. Ladle over soup.
  11. Top with bean sprouts and coriander, plus toppings of choice (chilli, red onion, Asian fried shallots).
  12. Squeeze over lime juice to taste. Slurp and be happy!
  13. ready to serve