Spicy Ginger Lime Soup

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bowl of Spicy Ginger Lime SoupMy house is currently full of sniffles and coughs and this soup is coming to the rescue! It's so easy to do, I make this one while I'm sick, too. The chili is a natural decongestant, the ginger relieves pain, and the lime relieves respiratory issues... and that's just the start! Give this spicy little comfort a try!


Many swap-outs work in this recipe, but these are some of my favourite ingredients for colds and flus. Don't underestimate the power of mushrooms!

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings


Spicy Ginger Lime Soup ingredients


  1. Peel 1 inch piece of ginger and cut into thin slices.
  2. slicing ginger
  3. Use a fine grater to zest the half lime.
  4. zesting lime

  5. Cut carrots into thin slices. Chop cilantro at the stems.
  6. cutting cilantro
  7. Cut the cilantro so you have a pile of chopped stems, then a pile of chopped leaves.
  8. cutting cilantro
  9. In a large pot over high heat, combine the chicken broth, soy sauce, chili sauce, juice of the half lime, zest of lime, cilantro stems, carrot slices, and ginger slices. Boil for 5 minutes.
  10. adding cilantro and carrot to broth
  11. Add peas and mushrooms to the broth and simmer for 15 minutes.
  12. adding noodles to broth

  13. Dissolve the cornstarch in the 1/4 cup of water, stir until smooth.
  14. mixing corn starch
  15. Mix cornstarch mixture into the soup and continue to simmer until the soup thickens.
  16. adding corn starch
  17. Garnish the soup with chopped cilantro leaves before serving.

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February 15, 20180 found this helpful

This is a delicious soup...

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February 23, 20180 found this helpful

It is! It's cold here today so I will be making it tonight :)

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