Tasty Thai Chicken Soup...Gluten Free!!
Recipe type: soup
Cuisine: Thai
Serves: 4
  • 6 Chicken thighs - cut into small pieces
  • ½ onion - finely chopped
  • ½ red pepper/capsicum - finely chopped
  • 4 cups of gluten free chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons of oil
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon grass paste
  • 1 teaspoon of fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon of soy sauce - the gluten free one
  • 1 can of coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons of red curry paste
  • 1 teaspoon of sweet chilli sauce
  • 2 tablespoons of tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon of corn flour (cornstarch)
  • 2 tablespoons of water
  • Thai basil leaves- chopped
  • 2 cups of rice
  • and some extra Thai basil leaves to decorate
  1. While preparing the soup, cook two cups of rice in a rice cooker and put to one side.
  2. In a large saucepan add the oil, onion and capsicum and saute until soft.
  3. Add the chicken stock and chicken pieces and heat through.
  4. Add the lemon grass paste, fish sauce and soy sauce and let it simmer for 5 mins
  5. Add the coconut milk and turn the heat to low and cover and simmer for 2 mins
  6. Red Curry Paste
  7. In a bowl, add the red curry paste, sweet chilli sauce, tomato paste, two tablespoons of water and 1 tablespoon of cornflour. Mix this into a paste. (If you prefer a thick soup, you could add an extra tablespoon of cornflour and one tablespoon of water)
  8. Stir the paste into the soup and heat until soup starts to simmer and has a smooth 'velvety' look.
  9. I add in some fresh Thai basil leaves to give it an extra aromatic flavour.
  10. Add in 1 cup of rice to the soup and stir to combine and simmer for another 2 mins or so
  11. When serving add one scoop of rice on the bottom of the bowl and then drizzle over the hot Thai Chicken Soup!
Recipe by Sparkles in the Everyday! at https://www.sparklesintheeveryday.com/2015/01/thai-chicken-soup-gluten-free.html