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tom kha gai- coconut chicken soup

Tom Kha Gai- Coconut Chicken Soup

Coconut Chicken Soup so creamy and spicy all together. A classic Thai favorite.
Course Soup
Cuisine thai
Keyword chicken soup, coconut soup, thai soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 180kcal


  • 1 lb boneless chicken cut into thin slices
  • 1 can of coconut milk lite or regular
  • 1 can 14.5 oz of chicken broth
  • 1 envelope of A Taste of Thai Coconut Ginger Soup Base
  • 1 1/2 cups sliced mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup of lime juice 2 large limes
  • 2 TBSP of red curry paste
  • 2 TSP of hot chili pepper oil
  • 4 stems of cliantro leaves only


  • In a medium size saucepan, combine the Coconut Ginger Soup Base with the coconut milk and red curry paste over high heat
  • Bring to a boil
  • Once boiling add chicken, returning to a boil
  • Cook for 3 minutes, stirring every so often until chickem is fully cooked
  • Add chicken broth, hot chili pepper oil, lime juice and mushrooms and return to a boil
  • Remove from heat and garnish with cilantro and serve


Serving: 1g | Calories: 180kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 134mg | Potassium: 562mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1350IU | Vitamin C: 7.8mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 0.8mg