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    The 20 BEST Thai Soup Recipes

    I love any good soup, but when I really want something extra delicious, Thai is what always comes to mind.

    That’s why I have rounded up this list of my twenty favorite Thai soups. From brothy and delicately seasoned soup recipes to bold and rich curry infused pots, all of these soups are welcome additions to my menu any time.

    Go through this entire collection of recipes, and find out why I feel Thai is the way to go when it’s soup time!

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    Thai Soups:

    1. Tom Kha Gai

    Tom kha gai is a flavorful soup that’s quick and easy to make. It has a light and creamy texture, with a perfect balance of sweet, tart, salty, and citrusy flavors!

    This recipe is naturally gluten-free and can be adapted for vegetarian and vegan diets. It can be enjoyed as a main course or appetizer, with or without rice.

    Get the Recipe @ carlsbadcravings

    2. Thai Red Curry Noodle Soup

    This Thai red curry noodle soup recipe is totally takeout-worthy, but you can enjoy it in the comfort of your own home.

    You’re going to love this cozy, comforting, and flavor-packed soup! It’s got tender chicken, rice noodles, cilantro, basil, and a zesty kick from the lime juice. So don’t wait, give this soup a try tonight.

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    3. Tom Yum Soup

    This Thai hot and sour soup recipe, also known as tom yum goong or sometimes tom yum kung, is exactly how it would be made in Thailand! It’s fresh, bold, and super healthy!

    This dish has got fresh lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves, fish sauce, chiles, and usually shrimp. It’s simple but packed with flavor. Plus, it’s gluten-free and paleo-friendly too. Enjoy.

    Get the Recipe @ aspicyperspective

    4. Thai Glass Noodle Soup – Gang Jued Woon Sen

    Searching for a glass noodle soup recipe? Then you’ve come to the right place! Thai glass noodle soup or gang jued woon sen, coming right up!

    It’s combines a delicious broth, glass noodles, and chicken meatballs. It’s a super satisfying, healthy, and easy meal that you’ll absolutely love. Also, this version is gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo, and AIP-friendly.

    Get the Recipe @ foodcourage

    15. Yen Ta Fo (Thai Pink Noodle Soup)

    Yen ta fo, also known as Thai pink noodle soup, should definitely be one of your new favorite soups from Bangkok.

    It’s got this amazing blend of spicy, meaty, savory, and tangy flavors, all topped off with a mouthwatering assortment of toppings.

    Trust us, this underrated dish deserves recognition, so here’s the recipe for recreating it at home. Once you try it, you’ll understand why it’s so special.

    Get the Recipe @ marionskitchen

    6.  Chicken Khao Soi 

    Want to know how to whip up some delicious chicken khao soi? Then this recipe is the one for you!

    It’s a coconut curry noodle soup recipe that originates from Northern Thailand, Myanmar, and Laos. You’ll absolutely love the combination of a thick broth, chewy and crispy noodles, and amazing toppings. All of which make this soup a complete game-changer.

    Get the Recipe @ thewoksoflife

    7. Thai Basil Chicken Wonton Soup

    This homemade chicken wonton soup comes from China with a quick detour through Thailand!

    Juicy wontons stuffed full of seasoned chicken and Thai basil, floating in a flavorful chicken broth spiked with ginger, soy, and sesame. And don’t forget the chili oil for that extra kick of spice!

    No need to go out! This restaurant-worthy soup can be enjoyed right at home.

    Get the Recipe @ somuchfoodblog

    8. Thai Kabocha Squash Soup 

    When it comes to comforting, soul-warming food, there’s nothing quite like a bowl of delicious Thai kabocha squash soup.

    This amazing comfort food brings together the rich flavors of kabocha squash and the tasty goodness of baby pork ribs, creating a silky and satisfying soup that’s just perfect for cozy nights and early Fall dinners.

    Get the Recipe @ simplysuwanee

    9. Thai Turmeric Chicken and Noodle Soup

    Try this 30-minute creamy Thai turmeric chicken and noodle soup for a healthy yet cozy meal.

    This easy weeknight dinner features flavorful Thai curry paste, creamy coconut milk, fresh herbs, and lime juice. And with seared, gingery, turmeric chicken and delicious noodles, it makes a perfect dinner option any night of the week…

    Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest

    10. Thai Sour Curry Soup (Kaeng Som)

    Thai sour curry soup with fish and shrimp, aka kaeng som, is a tangy, salty, and super healthy soup, and very famous in Southern Thailand!

    It’s a healthy and delicious dish that checks all the boxes for a hearty meal. Plus, it’s comforting and satisfying at the same time.

    This version of sour soup is not just delicious, but it is also packed with nutritious ingredients.

    Get the Recipe @ simplysuwanee

    11. Thai Oxtail Soup

    This Thai oxtail soup is a super tasty and satisfying dish that brings together the amazing flavors of oxtail with fragrant herbs and spices!

    While oxtail may not be the go-to meat option in Thailand, this version is easier to make and packed with flavor. Plus, it uses all the common herbs you already have in your kitchen!

    So give it a shot and watch this soup become an instant favorite with your loved ones.

    Get the Recipe @ hotthaikitchen

    12. Thai Coconut Curry Beef Noodle Soup

    Spice up your weeknights with this amazing Thai coconut curry beef noodle soup!

    It’s packed with Thai red curry paste, creamy coconut milk, and a medley of veggies and herbs. The flavors are out of this world!

    Get the Recipe @ themissinglokness

    13. Thai Butternut Squash Soup

    Thai butternut squash soup? Absolutely! It’s seriously delicious and a perfect way to make use of that butternut squash.

    This Thai-inspired soup is packed with flavor, has a creamy texture, and tastes amazing, simply topped with crunchy peanuts and fresh cilantro.

    Get the Recipe @ cookingclassy

    14. Thai Beef Noodle Soup

    Who doesn’t love a set-and-forget recipe? This Thai beef soup is exactly that and a total winner.

    With melt-in-your-mouth beef in a flavorful broth, it’s the perfect dinner to come home to after a hard day’s work. Throw in some tender greens, springy noodles, and a few fresh and crunchy extras, and you’ve got a slow-cooker recipe that’s a must-have on your regular meal rotation.

    Get the Recipe @ marionskitchen

    15. Thai Coconut Shrimp Soup

    This Thai coconut soup has got it all! Aromatic coconut broth, cabbage strands that resemble noodles, and succulent shrimp. It’s bold in flavor and ready in just 20 minutes. What more could you ask for?

    So let’s get cooking and have some fun in the kitchen.

    Get the Recipe @ zestfulkitchen

    16. Thai Spicy Mixed Vegetable Soup – Kaeng Liang 

    This classic Thai spicy mixed vegetable soup is simply outstanding, it’s also known as kaeng liang!

    It’s made using different types of gourd, fresh lemon basil, and the lush tam leung. Just follow this easy recipe to experience the classy flavors, which we bet you will love.

    Get the Recipe @ shesimmers

    17. Thai Sukiyaki Soup 

    This Thai version of the Japanese shabu shabu is called Thai sukiyaki soup. It’s a Thai twist on shabu shabu and it’s definitely worth trying!

    The sauce is what sets this Thai sukiyaki apart and makes it so darn delicious. It’s got all the flavors of spicy, sour, salty, and sweet – with a touch of sesame oil to round it out and give it that extra umami kick.

    Once you’ve got the sauce ready, it’s just a matter of putting together the rest of the ingredients. Feel free to use any veggies you fancy, and that’s it! Enjoy!

    Get the Recipe @ rachelcooksthai

    18. Thai Duck Noodle Soup

    Check out this Thai duck noodle soup recipe for a super popular Thai street food that you can whip up at home!

    The soup is packed with amazing flavors from a fragrant 5-spice mix, and the duck turns out oh-so-tasty and tender. It’s another winner of a soup that you must make if you want to impress your family and friends.

    Get the Recipe @ hotthaikitchen

    19. Gaeng Om Gai ( Clear Thai Chicken Soup)

    Gaeng om gai, a delicious Thai chicken soup with isan herbs, will be your new go-to dish for a chilled night at home.

    It’s a comforting bowl of aromatic goodness with perfectly crispy veggies in a water-based curry that doesn’t use coconut milk.

    This recipe is super easy, healthy, and bursting with authentic Thai flavors. Pair it with some rice and enjoy a wholesome meal.

    Get the Recipe @ hungryinthailand

    20. Thai Fish Soup

    This Thai fish soup is packed with all the delicious flavor elements you’d expect from Southeast Asian cuisine!

    To make this healthy soup you just need to follow this easy recipe and its step-by-step instructions, to get the authentic taste. Plus this recipe is super versatile so you can easily make it your own. Enjoy.

    Get the Recipe @ steamykitchen

    I hope you enjoyed this list of Thai Soup Recipes. There’s so many amazing recipes to choose from, I know it’s going to be hard to pick just one!

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    20 BEST Thai Soup Recipes

    This collection of Thai Soup Recipes includes a wide variety of flavorful soups that will have you going for seconds!


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