*If the coconut milk has separated, stir well before using. If desired, leftover coconut milk can be diluted (4 parts water to 1 part coconut milk) and used in place of your favorite almond or other type of milk.
As an option: The recipe’s namesake likes to prepare the soup as directed through the sauté step and then transfer to a slow cooker and cook on low until the potatoes are tender, about 6-7 hours. In this case, the lime juice and cilantro should still be added at the end. Also, if your slow cooker has a sauté option, you could cook from start to finish in the slow cooker.