Cream of Chicken Soup | © 2011 |

Nothing beats the comforting and soothing feeling that a bowl of creamy coconut chicken soup can bring. Cozy up and enjoy this Thai-inspired chicken soup with homemade bread.

  • 2 tbsp Coconut oil
  • 2 Shallots, finely chopped
  • 1 Leek, white part only
  • 250 g Skinless chicken breast, chopped
  • 300 ml Chicken stock
  • 1/2 tbsp Fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 tbsp Fresh thyme, chopped
  • 100 ml Coconut milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Melt the coconut oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the shallots and cook, stirring, for a couple of minutes, until slightly softened.
  2. Add in leek and cook for another 3 minutes, stirring. Add in chopped chicken, stock, and herbs. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat and simmer for 15 minutes or until the chicken is tender and cooked through.
  3. Remove from the heat and process with an immersion hand blender until smooth. Season the soup with salt and pepper and warm over low heat for 5 minutes. Stir in the coconut milk and cook for another 2 minutes, then remove from the heat and ladle into serving bowls. Garnish with sprig of thyme and serve immediately. | © 2011 |