Oprah's Thai Chicken Coconut Curry Soup

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Total Time
10 mins
45 mins

Not your average chicken soup, this Thai-inspired take gets spiced up with fresh garlic, ginger, green curry, coriander, cumin, cilantro, shallots and jalapeños, if you please. Courtesy Rori Trovato

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  1. In a large heavy-bottom pot over high heat, combine chicken stock, garlic, ginger, curry paste, coriander, cumin, peppercorns and cilantro.
  2. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes.
  3. Strain broth over a bowl through a fine-mesh sieve; discard solids.
  4. Return broth to pot; add coconut milk, shallots, mushrooms and chicken.
  5. Return to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer and cook until chicken is cooked through, 5 to 7 minutes.
  6. In a small bowl, combine fish sauce, lime juice, brown sugar and jalapeño, if desired; stir until sugar is dissolved, then add mixture to soup.
  7. Garnish with tomato, coconut shavings and cilantro; serve hot.