What’s up my dudes. It’s hot and sweaty today so why not make a little visit to Thailand. Let’s get our boxing shorts on and roundhouse kick our tastebuds with some delicious Spicy Coconut Chicken Soup (Tom Kha Gai). Let’s get in to it.

Hot Tip #1
When looking for lemongrass, I sometimes find it by the little prepacked boxes of herbs in my grocery stores. You can also find it frozen at some places.

Episode

Ingredients

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Servings
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Ingredient
Amount
Coconut Milk
6 Cups
Chicken Breasts
2
Ginger
1 Tablespoon
Lemongrass
3 Stalks
Onion
1
Tomatoes
2
Mushrooms
8 ounces
Thai Chiles
5
Cilantro
1 Small Bunch
Limes
3
Salt
1 Tablespoon
Soy Sauce
1 Tablespoon (Optional)
Kaffir Lime Leaves (Optional)
6
Cooked White Rice
Total
14

Steps

  1. Prep Ingredients
    1. Chop onion and tomatoes into wedges. Cutting up onion Cutting tomatoes into wedges
    2. Slice mushrooms up into bite sized slices. Slicing mushrooms up
    3. Cut the ginger and lemongrass into big slices. Cutting up ginger Cutting up lemongrass
    4. Juice the 3 limes and roughly chop up the cilantro bunch.
    5. Thinly slice thai chiles and cut the kaffir lime leaves into thin strips. Thinly sliced chiles
    6. Cut chicken up into bite sized chunks. Chicken cut up into bite sized pieces
  2. Cooking Time
    1. Add the coconut milk to a large pot along with the lemongrass and ginger. Bring it to a simmer. Coconut milk added to pot Lemongrass and ginger added to coconut milk
    2. Once the coconut milk is simmering add the onion, kaffir lime leaves, tomatoes, mushrooms, and chicken to the pot. Simmer this for 15-20 minutes depending on how big your chicken pieces are. Chicken being added to pot Onions, tomato, mushrooms, and lime leaves added
    3. After the 15-20 minutes is up, remove from the heat. Add the salt, lime juice, and cilantro. Cilantro, salt, and lime juice added to finished soup
    4. Add some white rice to a bowl and ladle the soup over the top. Enjoy! A big bowl of delicious Spicy Thai Coconut Chicken Soup (Tom Kha Gai).