Quick Red Curry Soup

  • Recipe By
  • Published Aug 11th
  • Ready In45m
  • Servings8
  • Calories306
Another free-styling super bowl creation based on the incredible laksas I have had the opportunity to try around my office in NYC. Enjoy!

Quick Red Curry Soup Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Quick Red Curry Soup for 8 servings:

  • 1/4 cup red curry paste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cups coconut milk
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 1 lime, zested
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 pound shrimp
  • 1 (14 ounce) can bean sprouts, drained
  • 1 cup chopped cooked chicken
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

Quick Red Curry Soup Cooking Instructions

  • Prep10m
  • Cook35m
  • Ready In45m

To cook Quick Red Curry Soup, you need about 10 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Quick Red Curry Soup is about 35 minutes , and you can serve your Quick Red Curry Soup within 45 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Quick Red Curry Soup easily:

  1. 1 Stir red curry paste and olive oil together in a saucepan over low heat and cook until fragrant, about 5 minutes.
  2. 2 Pour coconut milk, chicken stock, lime juice, and lime zest into the saucepan. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook, at a simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. 3 Stir cherry tomatoes and cilantro into the soup; bring mixture again to a simmer and cook until the tomatoes are soft, 10 to 15 minutes.
  4. 4 Stir shrimp, bean sprouts, and cooked chicken into the soup; cook until shrimp are bright pink on the outside and the meat is no longer transparent in the center, 10 to 15 minutes. Season soup with salt and pepper.


  • Cook's Note:
  • You can use skinny rice noodles instead of bean sprouts if you like, but we felt the sprouts (which were used because I forgot the rice noodles) made for a lighter soup overall.
  • Pork can be used interchangeably with chicken.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 306 calories; 28.7 grams of fat; 8.1 grams of carbohydrates; 19.2 grams of protein; 100 milligrams of cholesterol; 557 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Oct 31st 2016

    Very much like laksa! Watch the amount of red curry you use or it will be very hot laksa!

  2. Jul 10th 2016

    I used the curry that comes in blocks, but, I am ordering the red curry paste from Amazon.

  3. Mar 24th 2016

    Awesome!I substituted a few things on the first go:Chicken > VenisonChicken Stock > Beef StockShrimp > Fish SauceStill came out fantastic. Excellent recipe chef!

  4. Jan 16th 2016

    Next time will double the red curry paste. Also added lightly steamed broccoli, cauli, carrots, fresh mushies on top of the noodles before pouring hot mixture over. Top with fresh cilantro!