Tom Kha Gai Recipe

Looking for an easy Tom Kha Gai recipe? Learn how to make Tom Kha Gai using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by emygrace

Makes 6 servings



Thai soup made with coconut and chili spice.

Recipe Ingredients for Tom Kha Gai

14 oz. coconut milk
14 oz. reduced-sodium chicken broth
6 tsp Ginger Root
1/4 cup fresh lemongrass, cut in 1-in. pieces
1 pound boned, skinned chicken breast
1 cup sliced mushrooms
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon Fish Sauce
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon Thai chili paste
1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
1/4 cup fresh cilantro

Recipe Directions for Tom Kha Gai

In a medium saucepan, combine coconut milk, broth, ginger, and lemongrass and bring to boil over high heat. Add chicken, mushrooms, lime juice, fish sauce, sugar, and chili paste. Reduce heat and simmer until chicken is firm and opaque, 5 to 10 minutes. Discard lemongrass. Garnish servings with basil and cilantro.
Categories

Appetizers, Thai

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 234.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
303
Calories from Fat
174
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
19.3g
30%
Saturated Fat
14.9g
74%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
64mg
21%
Sodium
523mg
22%
Potassium
499mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
6.8g
2%
Dietary Fiber
1.7g
7%
Sugars
3.7g
Protein
26.8g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 3% Iron 13%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in saturated fat
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