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Thai Ginger Soup Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

Thai Ginger Soup

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"San Marco Grocery's world famous Thai Ginger Soup! A simple coconut milk base with chicken breast strips, ginger and cilantro. Garnish with red chilies and cilantro sprigs."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    25 mins


  1. Pour the coconut milk and water into a saucepan, and bring to a boil. Add the chicken strips, and reduce heat to medium. Simmer for about 3 minutes, just until the chicken is cooked through. Stir in the ginger, fish sauce and lime juice. Sprinkle in the green onions and cilantro, and serve.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 07, 2006

This was a big hit. I added snap peas and substituted the water for chicken broth.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 05, 2011

Average, does not worth the effort

Sep 17, 2007

this was a quick and easy soup, soooo yummy! i alterd it a bit using chicken stock, added snow peas, water chestnuts, and a dash of cayenne pepper and served with jasmine rice. definitely a winner...

Nov 18, 2005

Wonderful soup. I was amazing at the amount flavor, but not at all overpowering. My family and I loved it!!! Even my mother, whose isn't a big fan of fresh ginger. I served it with eggrolls and a simple vegitable stirfry. I will most certainly make this soup again.

Dec 08, 2013

This "Thai Ginger Soup" is my new "go to" recipe for cold and flu season: it has coconut milk (with the immune-system boosting properties of medium-chain triglycerides); lime juice (rich in vitamin C for fighting infections); and loads of ginger (a traditional medicine). On top of that, it tastes great! I made mine with homemade chicken stock instead of water, and the combination of coconut milk, chicken stock, and ginger tasted excellent on its own without further embellishment, although I did especially like the green-onion garnish on top. It is something to keep in mind if you live in a rural community (like I did while growing up) without access to ingredients like fish sauce, fresh lime juice, and cilantro. Thank you TORIHAWK for sharing your recipe.

Dec 07, 2007

Excellent recipe after 'tweaking' a bit - instead of water, I used Asian soy ginger broth which I believe added a needed kick, and low fat coconut milk. This is not a spicy Thai soup, but still is very flavorful and super easy. Will definitely make again.

Feb 22, 2006

I am on a soup kick - my guy really liked this one - he swears he feels like a teen-ager the next day after eating something with ginger in it. Whatever!??! This was super easy to make and just tastes better and better as it gets oldler. Will keep this one. Didn't change anything. Thanks submitter.

Dec 14, 2005

Very good. I served it over rice with brocolli. My husband loved it.


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  • Calories
  • 415 kcal
  • 21%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 7.3 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 29 mg
  • 10%
  • Fat
  • 39 g
  • 60%
  • Fiber
  • 2.1 g
  • 9%
  • Protein
  • 14.4 g
  • 29%
  • Sodium
  • 598 mg
  • 24%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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