TOM KHA GAI (Coconut Chicken Soup)
Tom Kha Gai is one of the easiest, quickest, yet most FLAVORFUL soups you will ever taste! It is light yet creamy, sweet yet tart, salty and citrusy and bursting with layer upon layer of fantastic flavor. It is naturally gluten free and can be made vegetarian and vegan as well. Its rich, complex broth is made with coconut milk, lemongrass, ginger or galangal, garlic, chiles, lime juice, fish sauce and cilantro along with tender chicken and mushrooms. It can be served as a main course or appetizer, with or without rice, reheats beautifully and is belongs on your table TODAY!
*Lemongrass is usually located next to the fresh ginger. To prepare lemongrass, cut the bottom tough end off and remove the tougher outer layer. Cut stalks into sections small enough to fit into your pot. You will remove them before serving.