Thai Coconut Shrimp Soup

Thai Coconut Shrimp Soup

Picture this: a bowl of steaming Thai Coconut Shrimp Soup, a symphony of flavors that transports you to the bustling streets of Bangkok. This recipe is a dance of fragrant herbs, succulent shrimp, and creamy coconut milk, creating a harmonious blend that is nothing short of perfection.


  • 2 cups of coconut milk
  • 1 lb of fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 stalks of lemongrass, bruised
  • 1 red chili, sliced
  • 3 kaffir lime leaves
  • 1 cup of mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons of fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of galangal, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon of lime juice
  • Fresh cilantro for garnish
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a pot, combine coconut milk, lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves, and galangal. Bring to a gentle simmer.
  2. Add shrimp, mushrooms, red chili, and fish sauce. Cook until shrimp turns pink and opaque.
  3. Stir in lime juice and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Remove lemongrass and kaffir lime leaves before serving.
  5. Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve hot.

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 35 minutes

Serves: 4

Experience the richness of Thai flavors in every spoonful of this delightful Coconut Shrimp Soup. The combination of coconut, herbs, and succulent shrimp creates a culinary masterpiece that will have your taste buds dancing.

Nutritional Information: Calories per serving – 320 | Protein – 25g | Carbohydrates – 12g | Fat – 20g

A journey to Thailand without leaving your kitchen, this Thai Coconut Shrimp Soup is a celebration of taste and tradition. Share this recipe with friends and family, and let the aromatic allure of Thai cuisine bring warmth to your home.