Recipe: Tom Ka Gai (Coconut Chicken Soup)

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Ingredients:

  • 3/4 pound boneless, skinless chicken meat
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 (14 ounce) cans coconut milk
  • 2 cups water  – TIP! To enhance the flavor of your dish use chicken broth instead of water
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger root
  • 4 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onion
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro

Directions:

  1. Cut chicken into thin strips and sauté in oil for to 2 to 3 minutes until the chicken turns white.
  2. In a pot, bring coconut milk and water to a boil. Reduce heat. Add ginger, fish sauce, lime juice, cayenne powder and turmeric. Simmer until the chicken is done, 10 to 15 minutes.
  3. Sprinkle with scallions and fresh cilantro and serve steaming hot.

recipe courtesy allrecipes.com

 

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