Tom Kha Gai Soup (Thai Coconut Chicken Soup)

barbara lentz

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@blentz8

You can find galangal and kaffir lime leaves at asian markets or on Amazon. This recipe is an Authentic Thai soup. Sometimes tomatoes are added to soup. It's DELISH


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Serves:

6

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

BROTH

1 qt
chicken stock
14 oz
can coconut milk
2 stalk(s)
lemon grass smashed with a knife
3 clove
garlic smashed
1 small
red onion chopped
4
dried red chilies deseeded
3 slice
dried galangal (ginger can be substituted)
6
kaffir leaves crushed
1/2 c
cilantro chopped

SOUP

1 Tbsp
brown sugar
1 lb
chicken thighs cut into small pieces
1 c
fresh mushrooms sliced
3 Tbsp
fish sauce
2
limes zested and juiced
4
dried red chilies rehydrated in hot water seeded and thinly sliced
1 c
fresh cilantro chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Add all ingredients for broth together in large pot. Simmer for 15 minutes. Do not boil. Strain and discard the solids.
2
Bring broth back to a simmer and add all ingredients except cilantro and lime juice. Simmer 10 minutes until chicken is cooked.
3
Add the lime juice and zest and garnish with cilantro

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Thai