Fragrant Tom Kha Gai Soup
by chef Nicola ZammitDifficulty: Easy
Tom Kha Gai is a fragrant hot and sour spicy chicken and coconut soup from Thailand. Served as a simple lunch or combined with rice and other Thai dishes to make a family feast, it’s dairy free and can be prepared in 25 minutes from start to finish. Check out our cooking video for a crash course on this easy and satisfying dish.
Dice the Chicken, Make or defrost your chicken stock. Slice chilli, garlic and shallots.
Use a heavy based saucepan or cast iron pot with enough space for your liquid.
Use full fat coconut milk. Substitute chicken for prawns or extra mushrooms and vegetable stock to keep it vegetarian. Don't forget to swap the fish sauce for regular salt for the vegetarian option.