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Tom Kha Gai



1 litre(s)

  • 400 g chicken breast, thinly sliced
  • 5 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 45 g mushrooms, chopped
  • 10 g spring onions, chopped
  • 2 Coriander roots and leaves, cut
  • 2 Red Chillis, finely cut
  • 20 g galangal, sliced
  • 2 Lemon grass, sliced
  • 3 Kafir Lime Leaf, torn into quarters
  • 20 g shallots, Sliced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tbsp sugar
  • 1.5 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp chilli oil, optional
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 600 grams coconut milk, good quality
  • 200 g chicken stock
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Recipe's preparation

  1. 1.Put chicken stock in TM bowl and bring to boil - 4 mins approx/ 100 degrees / speed 2

  2. 2.Once boiled add lemongrass, galangal, shallotts, kaffir lime leaves, oil, corinader and cook 2 mins / 100 degrees/ reverse speed 2

  3. 3.Add coconut milk, water, mushrooms, tomatoes, spring onion, chicken, fish sauce, sugar salt and chillies and cook 10 mins/ 100 degrees/ reverse speed 1

  4. 4.When chicken cooked add lime juice and stir to mix.  Serve soup by itself in a bowl or serve with steamed rice.  



We learnt this recipe in a cooking class whilst travelling in Thailand and fell in love with it.

It costs a bit for the ingredients but the flavour takes us back to that holiday whenever we have it.  Hope you like it tmrc_emoticons.) 

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  • Beautiful. My husband says I could sell it. Didn't...

    Submitted by premixed on 8. August 2017 - 08:50.

    Beautiful. My husband says I could sell it. Didn't add any water. Thank you so much.

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  • step 3 says to add water- please add amount in...

    Submitted by premixed on 7. August 2017 - 10:25.

    step 3 says to add water- please add amount in ingredients list. thanks

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