Creamy Coconut Curry Chicken & Vegetable Soup

by Sharon on December 3, 2015

This Creamy Coconut Curry Chicken & Vegetable Soup is the immune boosting, bone warming, nutrient packed meal your body will thank you for.

Creamy Coconut Curry Chicken & Vegetable Soup

Using warming spices like turmeric, curry, and cumin. They add a nice toasty flavour. Velvety coconut milk brings the decadent creamy taste that makes this soup filling and hearty.

Chunks of vitamin C packed sweet potatoes will help you fight off any nasty bugs that might be kicking around at your home/work/school/environment.

Creamy Coconut Curry Chicken & Vegetable Soup

 

I wish I’d had a batch of this last week before I picked up the most wicked cough and cold combination. This resulted in spending three entire days without a voice. This isn’t easy when you live in my¬†world.

I do a lot of talking.

On the bright side, it was a peaceful time for Joe! ūüėČ

I’ve come to the conclusion that running myself ragged and sustaining myself on tuna sandwiches and oatmeal just isn’t going to cut it. Getting sick like this and having it take so long to get better was a real eye opener for me.

Letting my veggie intake slip has had an effect on my health in a direct way. I haven’t been sick in literally years and only once in years had it lasted longer than a week.

Now that I’m on the mend I need to get back to more structure in my eating and get going on my leafy green consumption!

Creamy Coconut Curry Chicken & Vegetable Soup

Meanwhile, there are lots of immune boosting antioxidants from the turmeric in this Creamy Coconut Curry Chicken & Vegetable Soup.   This will be added protection form any future winter ailments. My goal is to keep well for the rest of the season.

Creamy Coconut Curry Chicken & Vegetable Soup

 

If you would like another fabulous coconut curry recipe, I recommend this popular chicken marinade. Both curry and turmeric are wonderful spices for reducing inflammation.


Yields 1 pot of soup

Serves 4

Creamy Coconut Curry Chicken & Vegetable Soup

15 minPrep Time

40 minCook Time

55 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 tbsp. butter, preferably grass fed
  • 1/2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped carrots
  • 1 sweet potato, scrubbed and chopped into bite sized chunks
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp. curry powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • sea salt & pepper
  • 1 398 ml. can of full fat coconut milk
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 4 cups spinach, torn into pieces

Instructions

  1. In a soup pot, heat butter and olive oil over medium low heat.
  2. Add the chopped onion, celery, carrot and potato. Season with sea salt and pepper, stir well and saute for 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the garlic and cook, stirring continuously for another minute. Add the curry powder, turmeric, and cumin and stir well for another 30 seconds.
  3. Pour in the coconut milk, broth and water, stir well. Bring to a boil and add the chicken breasts. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally and adding liquid if needed to keep the chicken covered.
  4. Once the chicken is cooked through, remove the chicken from the pot and shred with fork. Return the shredded chicken to the pot along with the spinach and stir again.
  5. Serve

Tags

Allergy :    
gluten free
dairy free
egg free
soy free
wheat free
peanut free
seafood free
treenut free
sesame free
mustard free
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{ 7 comments… read them below or add one }

Lauren December 7, 2015 at 3:10 pm
Poor thing, I hope you're doing better! This looks like a yummy way to help. I once read that turmeric is as effective in treating depression as Prozac, so I'm always conscious of eating it each week. Good times, lol. :-)
Sharon December 11, 2015 at 2:18 am
Yes, I should get a little more turmeric in my life also! The cold is almost completely gone, but its been a rough one. Looking forward to getting a break soon ... we are prepping for our next move to our official residence. Cant wait for the moving to be over. :)
Shelley @ Two Healthy Kitchens January 13, 2016 at 7:52 am
I'm so sorry to hear you were sick! But, wow - I'm really glad to have this recipe on hand for the next time we're sick here at my house! Gorgeous and full of so much great nutrition! Pinning for sure - and wishing I had a bowl of this to dive into RIGHT NOW! :D
Sandra October 3, 2016 at 7:23 pm
I am making this soup at the moment.....when do you add the spinach?
Sharon October 5, 2016 at 12:16 pm
Hi Sandra! Add the spinach in at the end when you add the shredded chicken back to the pot. :)
Kristi February 7, 2018 at 1:42 pm
Love this recipe!! Perfect for a cold snowy Canadian day
Sharon February 7, 2018 at 2:17 pm
Absolutely! Warming soups are tailor made for Canadian winters. I hope this warms you up Kristi!

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