Instant Pot Thai Chicken Soup Recipe

Dive into the exotic world of Southeast Asian flavors with our Instant Pot Thai Chicken Soup recipe. This remarkable dish embodies the harmony of spicy, sour, sweet, and salty that characterizes Thai cuisine. It combines tender chicken, creamy coconut milk, fragrant spices, and a kick of lime for a soup that is both comforting and exhilarating. The use of an Instant Pot makes the preparation quick and convenient without compromising on taste or texture. Our recipe offers a simple way to bring the enticing flavors of Thailand into your home kitchen.

Instant Pot Thai Chicken Soup Recipe:

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Total time: 30 minutes

Serves: 6


  1. 1 tablespoon olive oil
  2. 1 onion, chopped
  3. 2 cloves garlic, minced
  4. 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger
  5. 1 pound chicken breast, diced
  6. 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  7. 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  8. 4 cups chicken broth
  9. 1 can (13.5 oz) coconut milk
  10. 2 tablespoons Thai red curry paste
  11. 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  12. 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  13. Juice of 1 lime
  14. Fresh cilantro and chopped green onions for garnish


  1. Turn on the Instant Pot and select the Sauté function. Add the olive oil, onion, garlic, and ginger, sautéing until fragrant.
  2. Add the chicken to the pot and cook until no longer pink. Stir in the red bell pepper and mushrooms.
  3. Mix in the chicken broth, coconut milk, Thai red curry paste, fish sauce, and brown sugar. Stir until well combined.
  4. Secure the Instant Pot lid and set it to Manual or Pressure Cook for 10 minutes.
  5. Once done, use the Quick Release method to release the pressure.
  6. Stir in the lime juice and adjust the seasoning if needed.
  7. Ladle the soup into bowls and garnish with fresh cilantro and green onions before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  • Calories: 290 kcal
  • Protein: 25g
  • Carbs: 14g
  • Fat: 15g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sodium: 800mg