Tom Kha Gai (Thai chicken coconut soup)

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Christie

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“I first tried this dish in a restaurant in Fulham, it soon became my favourite Thai dish and I wanted to recreate it!”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
10
min.
Preparation
30
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
1 clove garlic
lemongrass
ginger (1 inch piece)
Chillies
280 g mixed mushrooms
450 g Diced chicken breast
600 ml chicken stock
limes
kaffir lime leaves
150 g Sugar snaps and mangetout mix
400 ml coconut milk
1½ tbsp galangal paste
1½ tbsp Lemongrass paste
1½ tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp fish sauce
1 tsp sugar
olive oil
Salt & pepper
chili oil
200 g bamboo shoots
Metric
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  • Step 1/5

    Add crushed garlic, 1 finely sliced chilli, ginger and lemongrass to a pan with oil, salt and pepper. Then add chicken and fry on a medium heat for 8 minutes.
    • 1 clove garlic
    • lemongrass
    • ginger (1 inch piece)
    • Chillies
    • 450 g Diced chicken breast
    • olive oil
    • Salt & pepper

    Add crushed garlic, 1 finely sliced chilli, ginger and lemongrass to a pan with oil, salt and pepper. Then add chicken and fry on a medium heat for 8 minutes.

  • Step 2/5

    Add chopped mixed mushrooms, sugars snaps and mangetout to the pan and fry for a further 5 minutes.
    • 280 g mixed mushrooms
    • 150 g Sugar snaps and mangetout mix

    Add chopped mixed mushrooms, sugars snaps and mangetout to the pan and fry for a further 5 minutes.

  • Step 3/5

    Pour in chicken stock and add lime leaves, juice of half a lime and boil for 5 minutes.
    • 600 ml chicken stock
    • limes
    • kaffir lime leaves

    Pour in chicken stock and add lime leaves, juice of half a lime and boil for 5 minutes.

  • Step 4/5

    Add the rest of the ingredients and simmer for 10-15 minutes.
    • 400 ml coconut milk
    • 1½ tbsp galangal paste
    • 1½ tbsp Lemongrass paste
    • 1½ tbsp soy sauce
    • 1 tbsp fish sauce
    • 1 tsp sugar
    • 200 g bamboo shoots

    Add the rest of the ingredients and simmer for 10-15 minutes.

  • Step 5/5

    Serve by itself or with rice. Drizzle on chilli oil and sprinkle on fresh chillies.
    • chili oil

    Serve by itself or with rice. Drizzle on chilli oil and sprinkle on fresh chillies.