Creamy soup with mild spice and a zip of citrus. It is inspired by Tom Kha Gai from Laotian and Thai cuisines, but it comes together quickly from ingredients that are easily and routinely available--real Tom Kha needs fresh lemon grass, kaffir lime leaves, and galangal root, which are not always available in my locale.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
2
Yield:
2 servings
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Ingredients

2
Original recipe yields 2 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Warm coconut milk in a saucepan over medium heat, about 5 minutes. Whisk in green curry paste, lime juice, salt, pepper, hot sauce, and cumin. Stir in chicken, mushrooms, and white part of the green onion. Simmer soup until flavors combine, 5 to 10 minutes.

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  • Ladle soup into bowls and garnish with remaining green onion.

Cook's Note:

Substitute firm tofu for the chicken if desired.

Nutrition Facts

661 calories; protein 34.6g 69% DV; carbohydrates 14.9g 5% DV; fat 58.4g 90% DV; cholesterol 81.9mg 27% DV; sodium 1100.3mg 44% DV. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 3 stars
09/13/2016
Tasted okay but didn't feel very authentic. Easy recipe. Read More
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