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$2.52 per serving
Ready in 45 minutes
Spoonacular Score: 95%
Slow Cooker Thai Chicken Soup requires around 45 minutes from start to finish. This recipe serves 6 and costs $2.52 per serving. This main course has 611 calories, 34g of protein, and 34g of fat per serving. It can be enjoyed any time, but it is especially good for Autumn. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and dairy free diet. Several people made this recipe, and 121549 would say it hit the spot. Head to the store and pick up peas, cilantro, onion, and a few other things to make it today. To use up the lime juice you could follow this main course with the Lime Angel Food Cake with Lime Glaze and Pistachios as a dessert. Taking all factors into account, this recipe earns a spoonacular score of 95%, which is excellent. Slow-Cooker Thai Coconut Chicken Soup, Easy Slow Cooker Thai Chicken Curry Soup, and Slow Cooker Thai Sweet Potato Soup are very similar to this recipe.
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Many people will tell you to remove the skin on your chicken to cut down on fat. This is true, but if you like the taste, leave it on! You're only gaining a little fat for a lot of flavor. Plus, a little over half of the fat in chicken skin is monounsatured fat (that's a heart-healthy kind) and the notion that saturated fat is unhealthy is being questioned too. So in our opinion: dig in, skin and all!
If you're allergic to peanuts or nuts, you can substitute sunflower butter for nut butters in many recipes.
Read the labels when buying peanut butter. To choose the healthiest peanut butter, look for a brand without too much added fat, sugar, or salt. If you buy a natural brand that requires extra stirring due to oil separation, store the jar upside down or on its side to make the task a little easier.
If you're trying to cut back on sugar, consider replacing some of the sugar in this recipe with a sweetener like Stevia or Splenda. If you're against these kinds of sweeteners, start reducing the amount of real sugar you use until your tastebuds adjust.
If you find meat (especially grassfed and/or organic meat!) on sale, stock up and freeze it. Ground meat will stay good 3-4 months, while steaks, chops, etc., will be fine for at least 4 months.
If a recipe doesn't specify whether you should use light brown sugar or dark brown sugar, just use whatever you have on hand or prefer. The difference is that dark brown sugar has more molasses and thus a stronger flavor.
The average fresh lime contains 2 tablespoons of lime juice (just in case you are substituting bottled lime juice).
Fish sauce is a popular ingredient in several Asian cuisines made from salted, fermented fish. It is used to kick up the umami in a dish. If you don't have fish sauce, you can try substituting Worcestershire sauce or soy sauce.
You should not store your onions with your potatoes because the gases they emit will make each other spoil faster. For more information about selecting and storing onions, check out this lesson about onions in the academy.
Bell peppers are unfortunately on the "dirty dozen" list compiled by the Environmental Working Group (EWG). You might want to buy them organic when you can.
Choose pasture-raised chicken if it is available. If it is not at your supermarket, visit a farmers' market and ask around.