Curry Chicken Soup Recipe
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Curry Chicken Soup Recipe

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“Despite the longer ingredient list, this yummy soup is quick and easy.” What a fantastic way to get veggies! —Jane Hacker, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/2 pound boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 3 teaspoons canola oil, divided
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped carrot
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 cup chopped peeled apple
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cup: 183 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 752mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 4g fiber), 16g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1/2 starch, 2 lean meat 2 vegetable 1/2 fat


  1. In a large saucepan coated with cooking spray, cook chicken in 1 teaspoon oil for 4-5 minutes or until no longer pink. Remove chicken and set aside.
  2. In the same saucepan, saute the onion, carrot, celery and green pepper in remaining oil for 4 minutes. Add apple; cook 2 minutes longer. Combine flour and salt. Sprinkle over vegetable mixture; cook and stir for 1 minute. Gradually stir in broth and tomato paste. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 1-2 minutes longer or until slightly thickened.
  3. Stir in the curry, ginger and pepper flakes. Return chicken to saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Curry Chicken Soup in Healthy Cooking October/November 2010, p17

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Reviewed Dec. 21, 2011

"I make this so that it comes out thicker and goes well over rice. I've been looking for a good curry recipe to adopt for my household and we love this one!"

Reviewed Dec. 2, 2010

"This is wonderful with or without the tomato paste and using Turkey instead of chicken."

Reviewed Nov. 23, 2010

"I sweat for a week after eating this...then I remembered there was leftovers.

Sigh...Needless to say I will not be making this again."

Reviewed Nov. 3, 2010

"I thought the flavors were wonderful and it was easy to make. Perfect for a chilly winter day."

Reviewed Nov. 1, 2010

"I loved this soup! It was very easy to make and really warmed us up on a cold night. My husband suggests that I cut back a tad on the ginger next time."

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