Chicken Coconut Soup

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Total Time
30mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
10 mins

A wonderfully spicy and creamy soup that screams with flavor. The Thai name for this soup is Tom kha gai.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Grill the chicken breast and shred it. Set aside.
  2. Saute the mushrooms with the butter. Set aside.
  3. Grind the ginger, shallots, chiles and garlic to make a paste. (you might want to add a little salt to help break down the spices into a paste).
  4. In a sauce pan, combine the chicken broth, coconut milk and spice paste. Let simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Add the chicken and mushrooms to the soup.
  6. Let simmer for 5 minutes.
  7. Squeeze fresh lime into the soup to taste.
  8. Serve with fresh cilantro and basil on top.