coconut curry orange blossom chicken soup

coconut curry orange blossom chicken soup

This coconut curry orange blossom chicken soup is right there as ultra warming and comforting and absolutely healing for the soul!

Curry Coconut Soup

Seems there’s a ‘season’ for everything! Wedding season. Holiday season. Tis the season to be jolly! Football season. Basketball season. And, yes, there’s in my world, and probably many others’, ‘soup season’! Soup season usually kicks off when the days start getting shorter and the temperatures start cooling. 

Chicken Thai Soup

Soups are the ultimate comfort food. And, this coconut curry orange blossom chicken soup is right there as ultra warming and comforting and absolutely healing for the soul!

Chicken Curry Soup

Made with fresh ingredients, this recipe is super simple. Yes, you don’t have to have any special cooking skills to pull this off. A food processor (or blender) and the stove do the rest of the work.  

And, this recipe makes a lot. So be prepared to freeze some, just in case you see that you won’t eat it all in a few days. Another great thing about this soup is that it will keep very well in your refrigerator for several days, and it gets tastier. 

Creamy Curry Coconut Chicken Soup

You do have some other options with this recipe. For instance, if you want a ‘kick’ to it, go ahead and add some red chili flakes or any other kind of hot sauce. And, the greens. Well, it’s your choice.

And, I love the creamy broth, so I’ve added a can of unsweetened organic coconut milk. 

Healthy Chicken Coconut Curry Chicken Soup

What makes this soup recipe extra healthy. Well, we’re adding ingredients like freshly grated ginger, coconut milk, curry powder spice mixture and chopped fresh greens!

Easy Coconut Curry Soup

My neighbor who has a winter garden brought me the most amazing fresh young tender collards, and that’s why I chose collards for the recipe. If he’d brought me fresh tender baby kale, it would have been that.

Best Chicken Soup Recipe

If you’re not familiar with orange blossom extract (or just orange extract), be sure to get the real stuff, not the artificial. It just gives a hint of sweet citrus, and it’s oh so refreshing and good. Then the fresh ginger. Well, you know what ginger does for you, right? Oh, you don’t. 

Quick and Easy Chicken Soup

Well, here you go, just read on after you make the soup!  Happy slurping my sweet luvs! xoxo ~ally

coconut curry orange blossom chicken soup

coconut curry orange blossom chicken soup

coconut curry orange blossom chicken soup

Yield: 8+

Ingredients

  • 2 carrots, cut into 3-4 pieces
  • 2 stalks celery, cut into 3-4 pieces
  • ½ sweet onion, cut into 3 pieces
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 to 2 ½ lbs. chicken, bone in, skin on
  • 32 oz. chicken stock + 4 cups water to rinse out box/cans
  • 1 Tbl. (heaping) fresh ginger, minced + more for garnish
  • 2 tsp. sea salt
  • 2 tsp. curry powder
  • 1 Tbl. orange blossom water (extract)
  • 1 (14 oz.) can coconut milk
  • 6 cups greens, chopped (your choice, I used collards.)
  • 1/2 cup water chestnuts, sliced and drained

Instructions

  1. Put the carrots, celery, onion, garlic, and olive oil in a food processor and pulse into a ground mixture.
  2. In a large stock pot over medium high heat, put the carrot/etc. mixture. Sauté about 3-5 minutes mixing so as not to burn.
  3. Add the chicken, chicken stock, water, ginger, salt, curry powder, and orange blossom water. Blend. Cover. Cook chicken (medium high to medium) for about 60-75 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  4. Using tongs, remove chicken to a large plate. Add the coconut cream to the hot broth and blend. Reduce heat to simmer.
  5. When the chicken is cooled pull off meat completely cleaning the bones. Add back to the broth. Turn heat to medium and cook about 15 minutes. When about ready to serve, add the greens, water chestnuts and let them cook about 15-20 minutes.
  6. Serve with a sliver of fresh ginger and orange slice (optional).

Notes

Want more protein? Simply add a couple of cans of drained cannellini (or freshly cooked) beans.

Garnish with a thin slice of orange. Ohhhhhhh, so pretty!

Your sharing is GOLDEN! Thank you!

Your sharing and comments help me stay in business! Share a photo if you make the recipe #allyskitchen Thank you! xo Ally

coconut curry orange blossom chicken soup

coconut curry orange blossom chicken soup

coconut curry orange blossom chicken soup

Yield: 8+

Ingredients

  • 2 carrots, cut into 3-4 pieces
  • 2 stalks celery, cut into 3-4 pieces
  • ½ sweet onion, cut into 3 pieces
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 to 2 ½ lbs. chicken, bone in, skin on
  • 32 oz. chicken stock + 4 cups water to rinse out box/cans
  • 1 Tbl. (heaping) fresh ginger, minced + more for garnish
  • 2 tsp. sea salt
  • 2 tsp. curry powder
  • 1 Tbl. orange blossom water (extract)
  • 1 (14 oz.) can coconut milk
  • 6 cups greens, chopped (your choice, I used collards.)
  • 1/2 cup water chestnuts, sliced and drained

Instructions

  1. Put the carrots, celery, onion, garlic, and olive oil in a food processor and pulse into a ground mixture.
  2. In a large stock pot over medium high heat, put the carrot/etc. mixture. Sauté about 3-5 minutes mixing so as not to burn.
  3. Add the chicken, chicken stock, water, ginger, salt, curry powder, and orange blossom water. Blend. Cover. Cook chicken (medium high to medium) for about 60-75 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  4. Using tongs, remove chicken to a large plate. Add the coconut cream to the hot broth and blend. Reduce heat to simmer.
  5. When the chicken is cooled pull off meat completely cleaning the bones. Add back to the broth. Turn heat to medium and cook about 15 minutes. When about ready to serve, add the greens, water chestnuts and let them cook about 15-20 minutes.
  6. Serve with a sliver of fresh ginger and orange slice (optional).

Notes

Want more protein? Simply add a couple of cans of drained cannellini (or freshly cooked) beans.

Garnish with a thin slice of orange. Ohhhhhhh, so pretty!

Your sharing is GOLDEN! Thank you!

Your sharing and comments help me stay in business! Share a photo if you make the recipe #allyskitchen Thank you! xo Ally

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