Instant Pot® Keto Thai Chicken Soup (Tom Kha Gai)


This keto Thai chicken soup (Tom Kha Gai) has that perfect combination of Thai flavors: a balance of spicy, salty, sweet, and sour, all made easy with your Instant Pot®.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Additional Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 5 mins
6 servings


  • 4 boneless chicken breasts, diced

  • 2 ½ cups chicken broth

  • 2 ½ cups water

  • 1 (14 ounce) can coconut cream

  • 2 tablespoons Thai garlic chile paste

  • 2 tablespoons coconut aminos

  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger

  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped Thai basil

  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro


  1. Combine chicken, chicken broth, water, coconut cream, garlic chile paste, coconut aminos, lime juice, salt, ginger, and basil in a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot®). Close and lock the lid. Select Soup/Broth function according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 30 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.

  2. Release pressure carefully using the slow-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 10 minutes. Release remaining pressure using the quick-release method, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid. Serve soup in bowls and sprinkle with fresh cilantro.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

321 Calories
25g Fat
9g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 321
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 25g 33%
Saturated Fat 21g 106%
Cholesterol 42mg 14%
Sodium 1044mg 45%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 3mg 14%
Calcium 18mg 1%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 321mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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