Slow-Cooker Thai Coconut Chicken Soup

This slow cooked dinner has it all - chicken, vegetables, coconut and Progresso® broth blended in a hearty Thai soup.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 6 hr 0 min
  • Servings 9

Ingredients

1
cup diagonally sliced carrots
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
1
medium red bell pepper, cut into strips
4
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
tablespoons grated gingerroot
2
tablespoons fish sauce
2
tablespoons red curry paste
1
teaspoon vegetable oil
1 1/2
lb boneless skinless chicken thighs
2
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
can (14 oz) coconut milk (not cream of coconut)
1
package (8 oz) sliced fresh mushrooms (about 3 cups)
1/4
cup chopped fresh basil leaves
2
tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 Spray 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, mix carrots, onion, bell pepper, garlic, gingerroot, fish sauce and curry paste. In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in oil 6 minutes, turning once, until browned on both sides. Place chicken over vegetables in slow cooker. Pour broth over chicken.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 5 hours or until chicken is tender. Remove chicken from slow cooker to plate; shred, using 2 forks. Return chicken to slow cooker. Stir in coconut milk, mushrooms and basil. Cover; cook 30 minutes longer or until mushrooms are tender. Stir in lime juice before serving.

Expert Tips

Substitute fish sauce with 3 tablespoons soy sauce and 1 tablespoon dry sherry.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
),
Sodium
790mg
790%;
Total Carbohydrate
9g
9%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
17g
17%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.