Tom Kha Gai
(Sweet and sour chicken soup
in coconut milk)
( Tom Kha Kai)
2 Tablespoons Siamese ginger,
- 1 stalk lemon grass, cut into, 1" pieces
- 1 1/2 Tablespoons hot pepper, chopped
- 1/3 cup mint leaves
4 cups coconut milk
3 - 4 Kaffir lime leaves
1 1/2 cups chicken breast, slices
3 1/2 Tablespoons fish sauce
2 Tablespoons lime juice
2 green onions, cut into 1" pieces
Using a medium - sized pot, add coconut milk and place over medium
heat. Add Siamese ginger, lemon grass Kaffir lime leaves. Cook
1 - 2 minutes.
Add the chicken meat and bamboo shoots. Bring to a boil. Cook
for 5 minutes.
Pour in fish sauce and green onions. Remove from heat. Stir in
chopped hot peppers, lime juice, and mint leaves.
Serve hot with steamed Jasmine rice.
- PANG SUAN KAEW -
Recipe compliments of The Carnival Restaurant a
restaurant in the Lotus PSK
99/4 Huay Kaew Rd, Chiang Mai. Tel. 224333 Fax: 224-493