Tom Kha Gai (Thai coconut chicken soup)


Total time: 30m
Preparation Time: 30m

Servings
For 4 people


Nutritional Information

Contains 329 Kcal, 18g Protein, 11g Carbohydrates, 23g Fat


Ingredients

  • Soup
  • 5 dl coconut milk
  • 5 dl water
  • 4 tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 sticks lemongrass sticks, crushed
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded, cut into rings
  • 1 kaffir lime leaves, crushed
  • 1 tbsp ginger, finely chopped
  • Chicken
  • 2 chicken breasts (approx. 120 g each)
  • To serve
  • 70 g shiitake mushrooms, halved
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 0.5 bunch coriander, torn
  • 1 lime, cut into segments

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Instructions

  • Soup

    Bring the coconut milk and water to the boil in a pan. Add the lemongrass and all the other ingredients up to and including the ginger. Reduce the heat, cover and simmer for approx. 10 mins. over a low heat.
  • Chicken

    Add the chicken, cover and allow to infuse for approx. 10 mins., remove the chicken and pull away the meat.
  • To serve

    Return the mushrooms and chicken to the soup, simmer for approx. 5 mins. Remove the lemongrass and kaffir lime leaf, season the soup. Sprinkle with the coriander, serve with the lime.

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