Cold-Buster Spicy Thai Chicken Soup

This Spicy Thai Chicken Soup recipe is just what you need when you’re feeling under the weather (or just in need of something delicious). Hits the spot every time!

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yield: 4-6


1 quart chicken stock
1 small stalk lemongrass
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 inch fresh ginger root, grated
3 scallions, sliced, dark green pieces separated
1 large tomato, cut into wedges
1/4 pound white mushrooms (about 5), sliced
1 cup diced cooked chicken
2 tablespoons fish sauce
1 tablespoon chili-garlic sauce
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
1 lime, cut into wedges


  1. Bring the chicken stock along with 2 cups of water to a boil in a large pot over high heat. Give the lemongrass stalk a good whack with a mallet to open it up and add it to the pot along with the garlic, ginger, and scallions (white and light green parts only, reserve the dark parts for garnish). READ MORE

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