Go Back
+ servings
Thai potato soup with chicken drumettes
Print Recipe
4.95 from 17 votes

Thai Potato Soup with Chicken Drumettes Recipe

A potato soup with chicken that is packed full of nutrients and super easy to put together!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Thai
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Nart


  • ½ teaspoon whole white peppercorns
  • 5 cloves of garlic peeled
  • 2 cilantro roots
  • 12 chicken drumettes
  • 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
  • 6 cups water
  • 325 grams potatoes chunked
  • 250 grams carrot chunked
  • 3 to matoes quartered
  • 3 onions quartered
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 5 Chinese celery stalks chopped into 1.5-inch lengths


  • In a mortar, pound white peppercorns until fine.
  • Add garlic and cilantro roots and continue to pound until fine.
  • Place chicken drumettes in a bowl, add the pounded spice mixture and dark soy sauce and toss to combine. Let marinate for 15-30 minutes while you prep other ingredients.
  • Add water to a pot and bring to a boil.
  • Drop the chicken drumettes (with all the juice and pounded spice mixture), potato and carrot in the pot and let cook for 15 minutes. Use a spoon to remove any excess fat from the top of the soup.
  • Add tomatoes and onions to the pot and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Season with salt and adjust the taste as needed. Sprinkle with chopped Chinese celery to serve with rice or on its own.