Tom Kha Kai

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 224.2
  • Total Fat: 20.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 21.4 mg
  • Sodium: 2,084.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 4.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.0 g
  • Protein: 10.1 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    * 4 cups chicken stock
    * 1/4 cup Thai fish sauce
    * Juice of 1 lime
    * 2 crushed wild lime leaves
    * 2-inch section lemongrass
    * 1-inch section galangal
    * 1/4 pound chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces
    * 1 13.5-ounce can coconut milk
    * 2 to 10 (to taste) small red chiles, slightly crushed
    * Cilantro leaves for garnish


1. Bring 4 cups chicken stock, 1/4 cup Thai fish sauce, the juice of 1 lime, 2 crushed wild lime leaves, a 2-inch section of lemongrass, and a 1-inch section of galangal to a boil. Simmer 20 minutes. Strain if desired (though left unstrained in Thailand, the lemongrass, lime leaves, and galangal are not meant to be eaten).
2. Add 1/4 pound bite-sized pieces of chicken breast, 1 13.5-ounce can coconut milk, and 2 to 10 (to taste) small red chiles, slightly crushed, and return to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer until the chicken is cooked through, about 2 minutes. Garnish with cilantro leaves and serve.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JAC-ATTACK.