Coconut Milk Soup w Chicken

Coconut Milk Soup W Chicken

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J. White Harris


This soup called tom kha kai is a good cold weather soup to warm you up.


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 c
    coconut milk
  • 1 c
    chicken stock
  • 2 to 3 medium
    pieces fresh galangal or ginger, peeled and sliced
  • 3
    chicken breast fillets (cut into pieces)
  • 2 tsp
    chilies, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    fish sauce
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    fresh cilantro leaves
  • 5
    cilantro leaves for garnish

How to Make Coconut Milk Soup w Chicken


  1. Add coconut milk, chicken stock and ginger in a pan.
  2. Bring to boil and simmer over low heat for 8 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add chicken pieces and chili to pan, simmer for another 6 minutes.Continue stirring until cooked and all ingredients mixed well.
  4. Season with fish sauce and sugar. Add cilantro leaves Before serving, garnished with remaining cilantro leaves.

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About Coconut Milk Soup w Chicken

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

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