Total Time
1hr 27mins
Prep 55 mins
Cook 32 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring first 3 ingredients to boil in heavy medium saucepan.
  2. Reduce
  3. heat, add chicken and simmer until almost cooked through, turning occasionally, about 12 minutes.
  4. Transfer chicken to plate; cool.
  5. Remove chicken skin and bones.
  6. Cut meat into 1/2-inch pieces.
  7. Strain soup through sieve into small saucepan.
  8. Add 1 Tbsp lime juice and jalapeno to soup and simmer until reduced to 2 cups, about 20 minutes.
  9. Add chicken and simmer just to heat through.
  10. Taste, adding more lime juice if desired.
  11. Ladle soup into bowls.
  12. Sprinkle with fresh cilantro.


Most Helpful

This is a new favorite and one I will make often. I loved the combination of flavors and it's something different, which makes it a go for me! My family really loved it and asked me to make it again for them, so it's 5 stars for this one!

LindaInNH June 12, 2010

I had this soup at the college cafeteria last week and was obsessed with finding a recipe that matched it..This is exactly what I was looking for!..Absolutley the best soup ever!..Great combinations of flavor!! Will definatley be making this again.

machkka November 03, 2008

Basic, simple - but it's good, and taught me a thing or two about making good thai (?) soup - never cooked with lemon grass, but it was yummy. Simple to make and wholesome and creamy without dairy, I'd forgotten the charms of coconut milk.

Michael Dahlquist February 01, 2001

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