Coconut Chicken Soup

A simple recipe for coconut chicken soup.
Jessica Merchant
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  • Yield: 6

Ingredients

1 1/2tablespoons canola oil
1/2medium onion, diced
4 cloves minced garlic
1teaspoon crushed red pepper
4cups low-sodium chicken broth
2medium carrots, diced
1 boneless, skinless chicken breast
1/2cup instant brown rice
1bunch kale, chopped
1tablespoon lemon juice
14ounces canned unsweetened light coconut milk
1tablespoon red curry paste

Instructions

Sauté onion in oil for 5-10 min., or until soft. Add garlic and pepper flakes; cook 30 sec. or until garlic is fragrant. Add curry paste, cook for 1-2 min. Add broth; bring to a boil.

Add carrots and chicken, reduce heat, cover and simmer 10-15 min., or until chicken is cooked. Remove chicken and cool; shred or chop.

Add rice and cook 15-20 min. In the last few minutes of cooking, add kale, chicken, lemon juice and coconut milk. Garnish with cilantro, if desired.

Recipe courtesy of Autumn Hoverter, RD, and blogger at Foodwisenutrition.blogspot.com.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 170
  • Fat 8
  • Cholesterol 15
  • Sodium 480
  • Carbohydrate 17
  • Fiber 2
  • Protein 7