Tom Kha Gai (Thai Chicken Coconut Soup)

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

This recipe is supposed to be a personal recipe of Andrew Zimmern, host of the TV show Bizarre Foods.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring the stock, lime leaves, lemon grass, sugar, galangal and chili paste to a boil in small pot.
  2. Add the coconut milk and bring to a simmer.
  3. Add the chicken and mushrooms and bring to a simmer, quickly stir in the lime juice and fish sauce. Float the chilies on the soup and serve, garnishing with cilantro.
  4. I serve this dish with sticky rice on the side and a quick salad of chilies, vinegar, sugar, onion and cucumber.