Thai Coconut Milk Noodle Soup (Khao Soi)

Thai Coconut Milk Noodle Soup (Khao Soi)

Recipe by ElmarieCourse: Lunch, Dinner

Khao Soi is from Northern Thailand – a noodle soup with an amazing combination of flavours and texture. This soup only takes 15 minutes to make! Your taste buds are in for a treat with this delicious Thai soup and the best of all – it pairs so well with the Delheim Pinotage Rosé. Who said Rosé is just for summer-sipping?


  • 200g Roka Pad Thai Noodles

  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil or olive oil

  • 1 onion finely chopped

  • A thumb size piece of ginger, grated

  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped

  • 1 red pepper, diced

  • 1-3 tablespoons Thai red curry paste, the more you use the spicier it gets, you decide

  • 1 can coconut milk

  • 500ml chicken stock

  • 1 teaspoon turmeric

  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar

  • 300g chicken fillets grilled and cubed

  • Fresh coriander or basil

  • Bean sprouts

  • Lime


  • Prepare Noodles – Follow the instructions on the packet.
  • In a medium pot, heat oil over medium heat. Add the onion, red pepper, garlic, ginger, red Thai curry paste and turmeric. Sauté until fragrant and golden, about 4 minutes.
  • Add the stock, sugar, soy sauce and coconut milk bring to a simmer and add the diced chicken. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add the noodles and serve with fresh herbs, bean sprouts and a squeeze of lime.
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