Tom Kha Kai Soup

Easy | Mild | 15 min | x2

Tom Kha Kai is one of the easiest, quickest, yet most flavourful soups you will ever taste! It is light yet creamy, sweet yet citrusy and bursting with layer upon layer of fantastic flavour. It can be served as a main course or appetizer, with or without rice, reheats beautifully.


Tom Kha Kai Soup ingredients
Coconut Milk 180ml
Tom Kha paste 70g
Fish sauce 1 Tbsp
Chicken breast 250g
 Stock cube 1 piece
Shallots 2 pieces
Button mushrooms 120g
Cherry Tomatoes 6 pieces
Lime juice 1 Tbsp
Fresh coriander 1 bunch


Tom Kha Kai Soup

Prepare the stock

Boil 500ml of water in a big saucepan. Add 1 chicken stock cube when the water is boiling. Add shallots.

Tom Kha Kai Soup

Add chicken

Add 250g chicken breast, sliced. Bring to the boil.

Tom Kha Kai Soup

Add veggies and Tom Kha paste

Add mushrooms (quartered) and cherry tomatoes. Add sachet of Tom Kha paste.

Tom Kha Kai Soup

Add coconut milk and seasoning

Add 180ml coconut milk and 1 Tbsp fish sauce. Simmer until cooked through. Add 1 Tbsp lime juice, garnish with fresh coriander.