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Sunday, March 2, 2008

Coconut milk soup with chicken [Tum-Kha-Kai] (ต้มข่าไก่)

Coconut milk soup with chicken


1. Chicken meat cut into well pieces 1/2-1 kilogram

2. Young galanga cut into oval shape 15 pieces

3. Lemon grass 3-5 pieces

4. Fish sauce 3 tablespoons

5. Kaffir lime leaves 5-7 pieces

6. Cilantro leaves 1-2 pieces

7. Bird shit chili chopped coarsely 40 pieces

8. Lemon 3-4 pieces

9. Shallots 9-10 pieces

10. Coconut ready made 1/2-1 kilogram

11. Clear sup 3 cups


1. Put 1 cup of coconut milk and soup into the pot. Add lemon grass yound gaiangal, shallots and over heat until boiling. Then, add chicken and keep until boiling again.

2. Add the leftover cucunut milk and until boiling, add kaffir lime leaves, season by lemon juice, fish sauce, and chili. Remove and serve into bowl. Sprinkle with cilantro leaves.