Thai Chicken and Rice Soup

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Real Food Kids Will Love: Over 100 simple and delicious recipes for toddlers and up

By Annabel Karmel

Published 2018

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This soup is a meal in itself, with tender chunks of chicken and rice flavoured with Thai curry paste, lemongrass and lime. It’s a big favourite in my house.


  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed


Heat the oil in a saucepan over a medium heat, add the onion, garlic and ginger and fry for 2 minutes, then add the curry paste and fry for 10 seconds. Add the coconut milk, chicken stock, lemongrass, honey, fish sauce and lime zest and juice. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Add the mushrooms and chicken and simmer for a further 5 minutes.

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