Tom Kha Kai (Thai Chicken Coconut Soup) Recipe

The only thing tastier and more comforting than a bowl of piping hot thick chicken soup is piping hot chicken soup amped up with some Thai flavors. The Tom Kha Kai, a.k.a. chicken coconut soup is a chunky chicken broth fortified with coconut milk, lemongrass, fresh ginger, lime juice, fish sauce, chili paste, basil, and cilantro. Super simple and quick to make, this soup is flavorsome and sumptuous, in other words, perfect for cozying up to on a lazy night in. Follow the steps below to treat yourself to this calming Thai soup.

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Tom Kha Kai (Thai Chicken Coconut Soup) Recipe
A creamy Thai chicken soup.
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Course Soup
Cuisine Thai
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
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Course Soup
Cuisine Thai
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
servings
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Instructions
  1. In a medium saucepan, combine coconut milk, broth, ginger, and lemongrass and bring to boil over high heat.
  2. Add chicken, mushrooms, lime juice, fish sauce, sugar, and chili paste. Reduce heat and simmer until chicken is firm and opaque, 5 to 10 minutes.
  3. Discard lemongrass. Garnish with basil and cilantro and serve hot.

3 Comments

  • February 23, 2018 9:22 pm

    thanks for the response. & i will follow for sure

  • February 20, 2018 2:03 am

    I like your recipe. But one question. My husband can’t take coconut milk at all. So can i make it with almond milk or something. Please suggest.

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