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Tom Kha Gai Thai Soup

60 minutes Difficulty:
Categories: Main Dish Vegetarian


  • 4 qt Coconut Milk
  • 8 qt Chicken Broth
  • 1/4 c. Minced Ginger
  • 4 oz. Galangal Root, Sliced
  • 3 tbs. Thai Chili Paste
  • 3 tbs. Fish Sauce
  • 1/2 c. Lime Juice
  • 2 tbs. Salt
  • 4 c. Shimeji Mushrooms
  • 2 ct. Lemon Grass Stalks, cut 2” and Bruised
  • 2 c. Large Diced white Onions
  • 10 ct. Lime Leaves, Bruised
  • 1 tbs. White Sugar.3 tbs. Sesame oil.
  • Garnish with basil and cilantro.


Heat the sesame oil in a large stockpot until hot. Add the onions, ginger, bruised lime leaves, lemon grass pieces, shimegi mushrooms and sauté for 2 minutes until the aroma of the herbs and spices become present.
Add the chicken broth, coconut cream and sugar. Allow to come to a slow boil, over medium heat for 20 to 30 minutes.
Stir in the salt, limejuice, fish sauce and Thai chili paste. The taste profile should be hot sour and with a touch of sweet, which will bring out the coconut flavors.
Serve, garnish and enjoy!

Serves: 20-25
Prep time: 20 mins
Total time: 60 mins