Tom kha (chicken /shrimp coconut soup) | How to make Tom kha (chicken /shrimp coconut soup)

By Anjali Gupta  |  15th Sep 2016  |  
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Tom kha (chicken /shrimp coconut soup)by Anjali Gupta
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About Tom kha (chicken /shrimp coconut soup) Recipe

Tom kha is a hearty chicken /shrimp soup cooked in coconut milk. This is a thai preparation: an aromatic soup and a complete meal in a bowl.

Tom kha (chicken /shrimp coconut soup) is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Tom kha (chicken /shrimp coconut soup) by Anjali Gupta has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 4 people. You can find Tom kha (chicken /shrimp coconut soup) at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Tom kha (chicken /shrimp coconut soup) takes 7 minutes for the preparation and 15 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Tom kha (chicken /shrimp coconut soup) is a good option for you. The flavour of Tom kha (chicken /shrimp coconut soup) is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Tom kha (chicken /shrimp coconut soup) on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Tom kha (chicken /shrimp coconut soup) recipe on the page below.

Tom kha (chicken /shrimp coconut soup)

Ingredients to make Tom kha (chicken /shrimp coconut soup)

  • chicken broth - 3 cup
  • coconut milk - 2 cup
  • chicken or shrimp - 1 cup (soup size cut pieces)
  • lemon grass - 7 to 8 (coin size pieces) or 1 tbsp paste
  • ginger - 7 to 8 (coin size pieces)
  • lemon zest - 1 tbsp
  • diced mushroom - 1 cup
  • diced onion - 1/2 cup
  • diced tomato - 1/2 cup
  • fish sauce - 2 tbsp
  • lime juice - 2 tbsp
  • thai red chilli sauce/paste - 2 tbsp
  • salt to taste

How to make Tom kha (chicken /shrimp coconut soup)

  1. Wash and dry chicken /shrimp, mushroom, onion, tomatoes and dice them into 1 inches pieces.
  2. In a saucepan add lemon grass, ginger, lime zest along with the chicken broth and bring it to a boil.
  3. Once boiling, turn the flame to medium and simmer it to 5 minutes till the flavors get mixed well.
  4. After 7 to 8 minutes take the chicken broth and strain it to discard any solid.
  5. Put the strained liquid on the heat again and let it boil. Once it starts to boil add the mushrooms and meat.
  6. Cook for 2-3 minutes till the meat and mushroom both are soft.
  7. Add coconut milk and bring it to a boil.
  8. Once boiling, add onion, tomato and cook for 2 minutes on a medium flame.
  9. Turn off the flame and add lime juice, fish sauce, thai red chilli sauce and chopped coriander leaves.
  10. Yummy and aromatic Tom Kha is ready. Serve with garlic bread.

Reviews for Tom kha (chicken /shrimp coconut soup) (2)

Anjali Gupta2 years ago


Kanak Patel2 years ago

Looks really yummy!