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 +====== Tom Kha Kai (Thai Chicken Soup) ======
 +<block small rightalign>Credit: [[user:Celti]]</block>
 +===== Ingredients ======
 +  * 3–4 stalks fresh lemongrass
 +  * 10–12 fresh kaffir lime leaves
 +  * 3-inch piece fresh galangal root
 +  * 1 c. fresh cilantro leaves
 +  * 6 fresh bird's-eye (Thai) chilies
 +  * 1–2 limes
 +  * ½ c. fish sauce
 +  * 2 qt. coconut cream
 +  * 2 qt. chicken stock
 +  * 2 lbs. boneless & skinless chicken
 +  * 1 lb. straw or beech mushrooms
 +
 +===== Preparation =====
 +  * Cut chicken and mushrooms into bite-sized pieces.
 +  * Cut lemongrass into 1-inch pieces and crush very lightly.
 +  * Remove stems and veins from lime leaves, bruise lightly, and tear into small pieces.
 +  * Slice galangal very thinly.
 +  * Lightly crush chillies.
 +  * Juice limes.
 +  * Remove stems from cilantro.
 +
 +===== Cooking =====
 +  - Add the stock, cream, lime leaves, lemongrass, and galangal into a heavy pot and bring to a very low simmer for ten to twenty minutes to let the herbs infuse the liquid. The herbs may optionally be put in an herb bag for easy removal.
 +  - Add the chicken and mushrooms and simmer on low, stirring gently, until chicken is cooked.
 +  - Add the chillies and remove from heat, stirring gently for a few minutes.
 +  - Add lime juice and fish sauce to taste.
 +  - Stir in cilantro leaves and serve.
  
recipes/tom_kha_kai.txt · Last modified: 2019/10/26 22:11 by Celti