Thai Spicy Chicken and Galangal Soup (Tom Kha Gai)

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Serves 3-4

What you need:

  • 3 Chicken thighs, sliced 1/2 inch thickness
  • 300 g Mushroom, sliced 1/2 inch thickness
  • 1 can Coconut milk (400 ml)
  • 1 cup Water
  • 2 stalks Lemongrass, bruised
  • 5 slices Galangal (about 1/2 cm thickness), bruised
  • 5 Kaffir lime leaves, roughly ripped (to release aroma)
  • 3-5 Red chillies, sliced lengthwise
  • 4 Tbsp fish sauce
  • 4 Tbsp lime juice
How to put this together:
  1. In a pot, add coconut milk + water + lemongrass + galangal + kaffir lime leaves. Bring to boil.
  2. Add chicken pieces
  3. When chicken is cooked, add mushroom
  4. Add fish sace + lime juice + red chillise
  5. Taste, season. Repeat until delicious.

Serve with steamed rice.

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