Thai coconut milk noodle soup (khao soi)

Recipe by ElmarieCourse: Dinner, LunchCuisine: Thai

Khao soi is from northern Thailand a noodle soup with an amazing mix of flavour and texture. This soup only takes 15 minutes to make. Your taste buds are in for a treat with this Thai soup.


  • 200g Roka Pad Thai Noodles

  • 2 tablespoon coconut oil or olive oil

  • 1 onion finely chopped

  • A thumb size 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.

  • 1 can coconut milk

  • 500ml chicken stock

  • 1 teaspoon turmeric

  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar

  • 300g chicken filets grilled, cubed

  • Fresh coriander or basil

  • Bean sprouts

  • Lime


  • Follow the instructions on the packet of noodles.
  • 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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