Spices for healthy living

Easy Thai Coconut Green Curry Soup

YIELD: 4 servings                  PREP TIME: 15-20 min     

 

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons lite coconut milk
  • 5 ounces sliced shitake mushrooms, sliced
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 4 teaspoons fish sauce (or more, to taste)
  • 4 teaspoons Spice Your Life Thai Coconut Green Curry Powder
  • 1 teaspoon lemongrass paste (optional)
  • 1 3 ounce pack of pre-cooked Kame Vietnamese Pho Express Rice Noodles
  • 2 scallions, diced into ¼ inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup steamed broccoli florets (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped red pepper (optional)
  • 2-3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped

Instructions:

Saute the sliced shitake mushrooms in coconut milk in a 2 quart saucepan on low heat until mushrooms begin to soften, about 5-10 minutes. Whisk in the chicken broth, fish sauce, Thai Coconut Green Curry Powder, and lemongrass paste (optional) over medium heat. Simmer for ~8 minutes until flavors mix. Add 1 pack of the pre-cooked Rice Noodles, diced scallions, steamed broccoli and heat for 1-2 minutes. After flavors meld, ladle soup into bowls and top with chopped fresh cilantro and finely chopped red pepper (optional).

 

Thai Coconut Green Curry Powder

 

 

 

Note:

The pre-cooked Kame Rice Noodles shorten the cooking time for this recipe.  If you don’t have access to the pre-cooked rice noodles, substitute 5 ounces of cooked conventional rice noodles.