Thai Chicken Soup with Zucchini Noodles Recipe

    4 Servings


  • 1 tablespoon Vegetable Oil
  • 3 pounds Chicken Drumsticks
  • 2 stalks Celery, Chopped
  • 2 Carrots, Peeled and chopped
  • 1 bunch Cilantro Stems
  • 1 Onion, Quartered
  • 1 stalk Lemongrass, Lightly smashed
  • 2 Jalapeños, Split lengthwise
  • 4 cloves Garlic, Smashed
  • 3 inches Fresh Ginger
  • 1 teaspoon Whole Black Peppercorns
  • 2 medium Zucchini Squashes, Spiralized
  • cilantro Cilantro, Fresh Basil, Jalapeño slices and Thai Chili Sauce, To serve


  1. Heat the oil in the large skillet. Add half the drumsticks and cook until the skin is golden brown, about 8 minutes. Remove and discard the skin for the remaining drumsticks.
  2. Add the chicken, celery, carrots, cilantro stems, onion, lemongrass, jalapenos, garlic, ginger, and peppercorns to your slow cooker. Cover with water. Cook on low for 12 hours.
  3. Remove the chicken and shred; set aside.
  4. Strain the stock through a fine mesh strainer lined with cheesecloth. Discard the solids. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Add the shredded chicken back into the stock. Bring to a boil and add the zucchini noodles; cook 2-3 minutes, or until cooked through.
  6. Allow each diner to garnish their soup with cilantro, basil, jalapeno slices, and Thai chili sauce to taste. 


Cooking Method:
Slow Cooker
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Author: Lauren Keating
Recipe Yields: 4 servings
Prep Time: 8 minutes
Cook Time: 720 minutes
Total Time: 728 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 122
Calories 480

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g
  Saturated Fat 3g
Sodium 363mg
Total Carbohydrate 8g
  Dietary Fiber 3g
  Sugars 3g
Protein 71g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.