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Michele's Thai Chicken Soup

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"This is a delicious, substantial soup. I have substituted quinoa for rice in the traditional recipe to make it a bit healthier. I hope you like it!"
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1 h 5 m servings 450
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add mushrooms and onion; cook and stir until mushrooms brown and onion is soft, about 5 minutes. Add chicken thighs; cook and stir until no longer pink in the center, 5 to 8 minutes.
  2. Pour chicken stock, coconut milk, quinoa, and half-and-half into the pot. Stir in tomato paste, lemongrass paste, red curry paste, sambal, fish sauce, and Worcestershire sauce. Simmer until flavors combine, about 30 minutes. Stir in roasted red pepper.
  3. Mix water and cornstarch together in a small bowl until no lumps remain. Pour into the pot; stir soup until slightly thickened, about 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 450 calories; 28.3 29.8 25.2 66 901 Full nutrition

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This was great! The changes we made were we only put 8 oz. mushroom, and we squeezed a wedge of lime in each person's bowl because I like a little tangyness. Simple to make. We found the lemongr...