coconut chicken soup

Tom Kha Gai (Thai Coconut Chicken Soup)

Tom Kha Gai (Thai Coconut Chicken Soup)
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Course: Soup
Cuisine: thai
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 565kcal

Ingredients

Tom Kha Gai (Thai Coconut Chicken Soup)

  • 4 cups chicken stock quality
  • 1 12 oz. coconut milk quality
  • 2 tbs. garlic minced
  • 2 tbs. coconut oil quality
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion minced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1/2 cup mushrooms sliced
  • 4 tbs. red bell peppers diced
  • 4 Thai basil leaves torn
  • 3 kaffir lime leaves torn
  • 1/2 stalk lemongrass crushed
  • 1 galangal sliced
  • 4 teaspoon fish sauce quality
  • 3 teaspoon lime juice
  • 2 red Thai chilies sliced
  • 2 chicken breast sliced

Instructions

Instructions for Tom Kha Gai (Thai Coconut Chicken Soup):

  • In a large pot add coconut oil, minced garlic, 1 diced red bell pepper, 1 crushed lemongrass, 5 thinly sliced galangal slices, red Thai chilies, minced yellow onions , and sliced mushrooms.
  • cook for 5 minutes on medium heat until onions are translucent and red peppers are soft.
  • add chicken stock, coconut milk, lime juice, fish sauce, and thin sliced chicken breast.
  • Simmer for 15 minutes.
  • remove from heat.
  • add kaffir lime leaves and Thai basil leaves
  • simmer another 5 minutes.
  • Let rest for 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 565kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 47g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 110mg | Sodium: 1813mg | Potassium: 1492mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 1370IU | Vitamin C: 100.5mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 2.7mg