Thai Ginger Soup Recipe

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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Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time35 Min
Ready In50 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyServings4
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 Coconut milk3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Water2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Boneless skinless chicken breast halves1⁄2 Pound, cut into thin strips
 Minced ginger root3 Tablespoon (fresh)
 Fish sauce2 Tablespoon (or to taste)
 Fresh lime juice1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Sliced green onion2 Tablespoon
 Chopped cilantro1 Tablespoon (fresh)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 527 Calories from Fat 395

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 47 g72.5%

Saturated Fat 41.3 g206.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.9 mg

Sodium 648.6 mg27%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5%

Dietary Fiber 4.9 g19.7%

Sugars 7.5 g

Protein 18 g36.8%

Vitamin A 11.4% Vitamin C 30.3%

Calcium 5% Iron 21.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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.