Thai-Inspired Chicken and Rice Noodle Soup

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1 tbsp Vegetable oil
½ cup Shallots thinly sliced, from 1-2 large shallots
1 tbsp Ginger minced fresh, from a 1-inch knob
2 tbsp Thai green curry paste
4 cups Chicken broth low-sodium
1 (13.5-oz) can Coconut milk
2 tbsp Fish sauce
4tsp Brown sugar packed , dark
2 tbsp Lime juice fresh, from 1 lime
½ tsp Turmeric
For serving:
4 oz Rice noodles thin
2 cups Roast chicken shredded cooked chicken, from a rotisserie
1 handful Cilantro chopped fresh
3 Scallions light and dark green parts, thinly sliced
Sriracha sauce to taste
wedges of Lime

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Thai-Inspired Chicken and Rice Noodle Soup


Want a delicious dinner to be on your table in 15 minutes? This warming Thai-Inspired Chicken and Rice Noodle Soup is the simplest weeknight dinner. Cozy, with fragrant spices and a little heat, this chicken soup is made with flavorful Thai curry paste, chicken broth, coconut milk, and lime juice. Toss in plenty of delicious rice noodles and sprinkle with fresh cilantro and scallions, it’s hard to beat a good soup.    

Start by sautéing the shallots and ginger. Add the curry paste and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Then add the chicken broth, coconut milk, fish sauce, sugar, lime juice, and ground turmeric. Bring to a simmer and cook, uncovered, for 5 minutes. While the soup is simmering, cook the rice noodles. To serve, divide the rice noodles between bowls and ladle the soup over. Top each bowl with scallions and cilantro, and serve with Sriracha and lime wedges for a little extra zing. Enjoy! 

To make the Thai-Inspired Chicken and Rice Noodle Soup, you will need the following ingredients:

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Sauté shallots and ginger


In a medium pot over medium-low heat, heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil. Add ½ cup thinly sliced shallots and 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger and cook, stirring frequently, until softened, 3-5 minutes.


Add Thai curry paste


Add 2 tablespoons Thai green curry paste and cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute.


Add chicken broth, coconut milk, fish sauce, sugar, lime juice, and turmeric


Add 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth, 1 can coconut milk, 2 tablespoons fish sauce, 4 packed teaspoons dark brown sugar, 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice, and ½ teaspoon turmeric and bring to a gentle simmer. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Taste and adjust the seasoning if needed.


Cook rice noodles

Meanwhile, cook 4 ounces of thin rice noodles according to the package directions.



To serve, divide the noodles and 2 cups of chicken between serving bowls. Ladle the soup over and sprinkle with cilantro and scallions. Serve with Sriracha sauce and lime wedges.

This Thai-Inspired Chicken and Rice Noodle Soup makes a perfect weeknight dinner. Ready in just 25 minutes, it’s cozy, flavorful and so delicious. Let us know if you try this recipe by tagging us on Instagram @cookmerecipes.

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