Spicy Coconut Soup. Aida Mollekamp
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Recipe courtesy of Aida Mollenkamp

Spicy Coconut Soup

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings (2 quarts)



  1. Heat oil in a small pot over medium-high heat. When it shimmers, add lemongrass, ginger, and chile and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Carefully add stock, coconut milk, and sugar and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat to low and add tofu, peas, and snow peas and cook until snow peas are cooked through, about 4 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in basil, lime juice, and fish sauce. Serve.