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Tom Kha Gai (Thai Coconut Chicken Soup)

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

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):

  1. 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.

  2. cook for 5 minutes on medium heat until onions are translucent and red peppers are soft.

  3. add chicken stock, coconut milk, lime juice, fish sauce, and thin sliced chicken breast.

  4. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. remove from heat.

  6. add kaffir lime leaves and Thai basil leaves

  7. simmer another 5 minutes.
  8. Let rest for 5 minutes before serving.