Paleo & Whole 30 Coconut Red Thai Curry Chicken Soup

3 Sep

I’m back!  It has been a while.  Working full time, planning a wedding, buying a new house, moving, and breaking your leg = serious lack of recipe creation.  Tonight I successfully recreated a soup that I fell in love with at a restaurant near work.  I realize the current 80-something degree humid weather doesn’t make someone go “I want soup!” but I really love this flavor.  Plus I’m still on crutches.  I would have waited even longer to attempt cooking, but working from a phone and computer day in and out and doing basically nothing else is making me stir crazy.  Hey, don’t break a leg!  It isn’t fun.  Perhaps you will wait until the autumn chill is in the air, but you must try this recipe!

Whole 30 paleo Coconut Red Thai Curry Chicken Soup

Whole 30 paleo Coconut Red Thai Curry Chicken Soup


2 tbl. grape seed oil

1 yellow onion, thinly sliced

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 1/2 tbl. Thai Kitchen red curry paste

5-6 cups organic low sodium chicken broth

1 1/2 cups full fat coconut milk

1 tbl. coconut aminos

1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, thinly sliced

2 red bell peppers, seeded and thinly sliced

2 large carrots, peeled and then sliced into noodles using a vegetable peeler

Juice of half a lime

Kosher salt



Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat.  When hot add your onion, season with some kosher salt, and sauté until soft, 8 minutes.  Add garlic and curry paste, stir together with onions and sauté for 2 minutes.  Add the chicken broth, coconut milk, coconut aminos, cover and bring to a boil.  Remove the cover, add the chicken and simmer for 3 minutes.  Add the red bell pepper and simmer for an additional 3 minutes.  Chicken should be cooked through.  Add the carrot noodles and season to taste with lime juice, kosher salt, and pepper.


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