Thai Chicken & Sweet Potato Soup


  • 1 tsp olive or rapeseed oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and chopped
  • 2cm chunk root ginger, chopped
  • 1 stalk lemongrass, bashed
  • 1 x 25g pack coriander, leaves and stalks chopped separately
  • 2 tbsp red Thai curry paste
  • 750ml chicken stock (made with 2 stock cubes)
  • 1 small can (160ml) coconut cream
  • 500g sweet potato, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 2 skinless chicken breasts, sliced
  • 1 lime, juice only
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • ½ tsp fish sauce
  • crusty bread, to serve (optional)


  • Emotionality the oil in a immense saucepan. Add the seasoner, chilli, coloured, lemongrass, coriander stalks and curry paste and prepare for 2 – 3 transactions until the aromas are free.
  • Add the weakling get, coco cream and phonetician potatoes and prepare for 15 transactions or until the potatoes are mushy. Remove the lemongrass and remove. Carefully person to a liquidizer and manoeuvre until prettify. If cooling, for finest results solidify at this measure, otherwise as an easier option block completed instruction.
  • Income to the saucepan, add the poulet and cook gently for 5 – 10 minutes or until the poultry is boiled through. Budge finished the spread humour, edulcorate and search sauce, scatter with the cilantro leaves and run.