Panera Bread Thai Chicken Soup Recipe


Thai Chicken Soup is a delicious and comforting dish that combines the flavors of Thai cuisine with the warmth of a hearty soup. This recipe from Panera Bread is packed with tender chicken, vegetables, and aromatic spices, making it the perfect meal for a chilly day.

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 carrot, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 can (14 ounces) coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon red curry paste
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, shredded
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped (for garnish)


  1. In a large pot, heat the vegetable oil over medium heat. Add the diced onion, minced garlic, and grated ginger. Sauté until the onion becomes translucent and the mixture becomes fragrant.
  2. Add the sliced red bell pepper, carrot, and mushrooms to the pot. Cook for a few minutes until the vegetables start to soften.
  3. Pour in the chicken broth, coconut milk, soy sauce, fish sauce, and red curry paste. Stir well to combine all the ingredients.
  4. Bring the soup to a simmer and let it cook for about 15 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together.
  5. Add the shredded chicken, baby spinach, and lime juice to the pot. Cook for an additional 5 minutes until the chicken is heated through and the spinach wilts.
  6. Season the soup with salt and