Spicy Thai Lobster Soup

There’s nothing like a hot bowl of soup. But if you’re craving a soup with a little more ZING to it, that combines the rich flavor of coconut milk and sweet, succulent lobster, try the exotic taste of this Spicy Thai Lobster Soup.  

Today’s must-try recipe comes to you courtesy of My Recipes.com:

Thai lobster soup mushrooms chilis lime Spicy Thai Lobster Soup courtesy of MyRecipes.com

Makes: 4 servings


  • 2 lobster tails, cooked*
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 to 1 ½ tablespoons Asian Blend
  • 4 cups fish or chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon grated lime rind
  • ⅓ cup uncooked long-grain rice
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk
  • 6 large mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 Thai or bird's eye chili, halved
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • Garnishes: fresh cilantro, lime wedge

*¾ pound peeled and deveined shrimp may be substituted for lobster


  1. Remove lobster meat from shell; slice and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in Asian Blend; sauté 1 minute. Add broth and lime rind; bring to a boil. Stir in rice. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. Stir in coconut milk and mushrooms; cook, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes. Stir in lobster, green onion, chili, and cilantro; cook 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in lime juice. Garnish, if desired.

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