Thai Coconut Soup

Thai Coconut Soup

Many people around the world are very much fond of a Thai Coconut Soup. You can have that soup either in Thai restaurant or can make your favorite keto thai food at home by following the properly structured recipes and instructions. Besides, you can also add chicken or shrimp, that’s absolutely up to your desire. The addition of chicken or shrimp certainly makes the taste of the soup tastier.

First, better have a look at its nutrition information. The soup contains,

  • Calories- 493

  • Fat- Around 46

  • Carbohydrate- 8

  • Protein- Around 1

What is MSG?

MSG stands for Monosodium Glutamate refers to as sodium salt of glutamic acid. It is found naturally in some foods like tomato, cheese, etc. It is not suggested to use MSG in keto thai food. Please see the reason below.

Why MSG is used?

The manufacturer produces this as chemically manufactured products far away from natural amino acids. The objective of using MSG found in restaurants is to enhance the flavor and the taste of the supplied food. So, better avoid using MSG and go for cooking keto thai food by yourself.

The Chinese, Japanese foods contain MSG but unknown to American people.

What effects are observed after using MSG?

There is no significant evidence available against severe health-hazardous issues caused on your body by using MSG but some common health-related inconvenience is experienced. Those are,

· Causes headache by constricting blood vessels

· Improper digestive phenomenon might bother you a lot

· More sweating than usual might be observed

· Facial pressure or tightness

· Sometimes, chest pain is observed.

· It might stimulate the pancreas which leads to obesity

Based on the above, it is clear to us; MSG isn’t keto-friendly and can’t provide you keto thai food.


  • 200 grams of chicken thigh or breast based on your choice

  • 1 Galangal

  • Some kaffir lime leaves

  • 200ml of coconut milk or cream

  • Pinch of salt

  • One tablespoon of fish sauce

  • One tablespoon of lime juice

  • Some chili (you can use or discard using)

  • 150 gm of mushrooms

  • One spring onion

  • One coriander

  • One lemon grass


  1. Make sure your cooker is turned off

  2. Add 500 ml water on a bowl or pan

  3. Then add a pinch of salt

  4. Add the galangal

  5. Go for chopping and adding lemon grass. Make sure that. You’ve crushed the lemon grass to increase flavor

  6. Then put those lemon grass into the water

  7. Add the kaffir lime leaves into the water

  8. Still, it’s not time to provide heat, remember!

  9. It’s time now. Go for simmer for 5-10 minutes

  10. Now add coconut milk into the steamed compound (around 60ml of coconut milk)

  11. Provide some time to boil

  12. When the soup starts boiling, add around 200gms of chicken thigh/breast

  13. Avoid string

  14. Add one tablespoon fish sauce within the boiling soup

  15. Skim out the scum and the chicken fat

  16. At least 15minutes simmer is expected further until the chicken is being tendered

  17. Now add coconut cream about 120ml

  18. When your favorite keto thai food under heat starts boiling, further add 150gms of mushroom. Within one to two minutes, the mushrooms cook quickly

  19. Further, add kaffir lime leaves

  20. Though adding chili is optional, you can add that, at the time of boiling

  21. Add fish sauce half of the tablespoon

  22. Go for adding spring onions when the soup is still boiling

  23. Then add lime juice.

  24. The final stage is, add coriander for garnish

  25. Your favorite Thai Coconut Soup is ready to taste and serve your keto thai food.

Please note mushrooms are rich in the B vitamins having riboflavin, niacin. The compound of mushroom keeps the heart in good health condition. The element riboflavin is helpful for red blood cells and niacin ensures a good digestive system and also maintains healthy skin. So, the incorporation of mushroom in keto thai food is an educated choice.

What Thai food is keto-friendly?

You can have below keto thai food to keep you in good health condition.

  • Coconut curries but without rice

  • Mushroom

  • Chicken with wrapping by lettuce

  • Tom Yum and Tom Kha soups

How to eat keto Thai food?

As a health-friendly keto thai food, you can go for having,

  • Tom Yum and Tom Kha soups

  • Thai coconut soup

  • Thai salads (the ingredients used and the dressing is very important to check)

  • Wrapped chicken lettuce

What thai food can you eat on keto?

The keto-friendly keto thai food like Tom yum and Tom Kha soup, Coconut curries, Thai salad, Chicken lettuce wraps, etc. always get high preference.

What’s more!!! Move around our site for some awesome recipes of various keto-friendly foods.