Thai Curry Soup: One of many specials at Nico’s Kailua

Check out the restaurant's daily soup specials

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We all know Nico’s for its fresh seafood and ono cuisine, but if you’re in the mood for soup head out to Nico’s Kailua where you can try out a different one every day! HI Now host Kanoe Gibson is with Sous Chef Cameron Seto making the restaurant’s Friday special: Yellow Thai Curry Soup with Chicken.

In addition to its menu and daily soup specials, Nico’s Kailua is always thinking up new dishes for guests to try. For lunch, try out its daily fish taco special. “When I think of tacos, it’s always gotta be fresh with pico de gallo,” says Sous Chef Seto.

If you’re thinking about dining at Nico’s Kailua for dinner, be on the look out for the appetizer and catch of the day special, which will utilize the fresh fish the restaurant has in house that day. And if that’s not enough choices already, the restaurant also offers¬†¬† entree specials. Whether’s it’s a special using a whole fish or a rack of lamb, Nico’s Kailua is always changing things up. “There’s a lot of creative energy flowing in this kitchen,” Sous Chef Seto says.

Recipe: Yellow Thai Curry Soup with Chicken

2 lb boneless skinless chicken thighs
3 cloves of garlic, minced
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 medium carrot, sliced
1 white onion, diced
1/4 cup yellow curry paste
1 tbsp grated fresh ginger
8 cups chicken broth
2 cans coconut milk
1 tbsp fish sauce
3 tsp brown sugar
3 green onions think sliced
1/2 cup freshly chopped cilantro leaves
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
3 tbsp fresh lime juice

About Nico’s Kailua:
Nico’s Kailua opened in April 2017. During lunch, the restaurant offers a value concept of fresh fish and local fare served in takeout containers. Dine in a lovely dining room on the Kawainui canal with open seating and enjoy a cozy, mellow local vibe. Chefs prepare daily specials showcasing an array of the best fish the islands have to offer and also recipes from all around the world.

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