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Coconut Infusion Chicken with Thai Herbs: Tom Kha Gai Delight

Tom Kha Gai

About the Dish:

Tom Kha Gai is a traditional Thai soup made with coconut milk, chicken, and fragrant herbs and spices. It is known for its creamy texture and rich flavor.

Nutrition Information:

Nutrient Amount
Total Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 10g
Cholesterol 50mg
Sodium 800mg
Total Carbohydrates 10g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 4g
Protein 20g


Ingredient Quantity
Chicken breast 1 pound
Coconut milk 2 cups
Galangal 2-inch piece
Lemongrass 2 stalks
Kaffir lime leaves 5 leaves
Thai chili peppers 2 peppers
Mushrooms 1 cup
Lime juice 2 tablespoons
Fish sauce 2 tablespoons
Cilantro for garnish

Cooking Instructions:

  • Step 1: Cut the chicken breast into bite-sized pieces.
  • Step 2: In a pot, heat the coconut milk over medium heat.
  • Step 3: Add the galangal, lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves, and Thai chili peppers to the pot.
  • Step 4: Simmer for 10 minutes to infuse the flavors.
  • Step 5: Add the chicken and mushrooms to the pot and cook until the chicken is cooked through.
  • Step 6: Stir in the lime juice and fish sauce.
  • Step 7: Remove from heat and garnish with cilantro before serving.

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