Tom Kha Gai Recipe

As promised (a mere 6 months later) here’s another recipe from the Thai cooking class that I took!
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  • ½ cup sliced chicken
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ cup sliced galangal
  • 1 stalk lemongrass, sliced into 3cm long pieces
  • ¼ cupsliced onion
  • ¼ cup sliced tomatoes
  • ½ cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1-5 crushed hot chilies
  • 2-3 Kaffir lime leaves
  • 1 stem chopped spring onion
  • 5 cilantro leaves
  • 2 tsp. lime juice
  • 1 tbsp. fish or soy sauce
  • ½ tsp. sugar
  • pinch of salt


Bring water and coconut milk to a boil. Add the galangal, lemongrass, and onion- cook until fragrant. Add the chicken, tomatoes, and mushrooms and boil until the chicken is cooked. Season with fish or soy sauce, sugar and salt. Lastly, add the lime juice, kaffir lime leaves, spring onion and chilies. Serve with rice.


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