Healthified Thai Chicken Soup

Healthified Thai Chicken Soup

42% fewer calories • 69% less sat fat • 55% more vitamin A than the original recipe. Get a bonus from red peppers and baby spinach.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1
teaspoon canola oil
1
small onion, cut into thin wedges (1 cup)
2
cups sliced fresh mushrooms (6 oz)
1/2
medium red bell pepper, cut into thin bite-size strips (1 cup)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
teaspoon red curry paste
1
carton (32 oz) Progresso® reduced-sodium chicken broth (4 cups)
1 1/2
cups shredded cooked chicken breast
1
teaspoon packed brown sugar
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
tablespoon cornstarch
2
tablespoons cold water
1
can (14 oz) reduced-fat (lite) coconut milk (not cream of coconut)
4
cups fresh baby spinach leaves
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
Lime wedges, if desired
  1. In 4-quart nonstick Dutch oven, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and mushrooms; cook 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Add bell pepper and garlic; cook 2 to 3 minutes longer, stirring frequently, until vegetables are tender. Remove from heat; stir in curry paste until melted.
  2. Stir in broth, chicken, brown sugar and salt. Return to heat. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. In small bowl, stir cornstarch and water until smooth. Add cornstarch mixture and coconut milk to soup mixture; heat to boiling. Cook over medium heat about 2 minutes, stirring frequently, until slightly thickened.
  4. Stir in spinach and cilantro. Cook about 1 minute or just until mixture is hot and spinach is wilted. Serve soup with lime wedges.
Makes 6 servings (about 1 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
What is "Healthified"?
We've replaced ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create better-for-you recipes that are just as yummy as the originals.
Variation
Like it spicy? Add 1/2 to 1 teaspoon additional curry paste.
Purchasing
Coconut milk and curry paste are both available at many supermarkets in the Asian foods aisle, or look for these specialty products at Asian markets.
Substitution
If you don't have cornstarch, you can use 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour instead. Increase the amount of cold water to 1/4 cup.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 150
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 30mg;
  • Sodium 550mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 8g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 14g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.