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Thai Coconut and Chicken Soup

This gluten free Thai Coconut and Chicken Soup is the perfect soup to warm you up and fill you up.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 20 mins
Course: Dinner, Soup
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 6
Calories: 329kcal
Author: Allison Treadwell

Ingredients

  • 3 lemongrass stalks outer layers removed and smashed
  • 3 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 piece ginger peeled and sliced thin
  • 1 lime zest of entire lime
  • 1 shallot minced
  • 1 fresno chili
  • 1 1/2 pounds chicken breasts boneless, skinless
  • 4 oz shiitake mushrooms sliced
  • 13.5 oz unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1 carrot chopped
  • 3 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp basil fresh, chopped
  • 1 scallions thinly sliced

Instructions

  • Take lemon grass stalks and remove outside layers. Take meat tenderizer and break open stalks.
  • Combine lemongrass, broth, fish sauce, sugar, ginger, lime zest, shallot, chile, chicken, and mushrooms in the slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook on high for 2 1/2 hours or on low for 6 hours.
  • Add coconut milk and carrot, and cook on high 30 minutes longer.
  • Add in lime juice and basil. Top with lime wedges, scallions and basil.

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Nutrition

Calories: 329kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 946mg | Potassium: 866mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1870IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 2mg