Tom Kha (Coconut Soup) With Shrimp Recipe

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Tom Kha (Coconut Soup) With Shrimp
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  1. Cook as much Jasmine rice as needed.
  2. Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat until just shimmering.
  3. Add lemon grass, shallots, cilantro and 1 tbsp fish sauce; cook, stirring frequently, until just softened, 2 to 5 minutes (vegetables should not be brown).
  4. Stir in chicken broth and 1 can of coconut milk; bring to simmer over high heat. Cover, reduce heat to low and simmer until flavors have blended, 10 minutes.
  5. Pour broth through fine mesh strainer and discard solids in strainer.
  6. Rinse saucepan and return broth mixture to pan. Return pan to medium-high heat.
  7. Stir remaining can coconut milk, curry paste*, and sugar into broth mixture and bring to simmer.
  8. Reduce heat to medium, add mushrooms, and cook until just tender, 2 to 3 minutes.
  9. Add shrimp.
  10. Serve with desired amount of Jasmine rice.
  11. *This works very well and can be kept in the pantry until opened ( ecx.images- /images/I/51CJCBJES1L._SS500_.jpg).
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 391.28 Kcal (1638 kJ)
Calories from fat 197.25 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21.92g 34%
Cholesterol 60.26mg 20%
Sodium 2052.21mg 86%
Potassium 420.09mg 9%
Total Carbs 40g 13%
Sugars 5.67g 23%
Dietary Fiber 2.88g 12%
Protein 10.65g 21%
Vitamin C 13.6mg 23%
Iron 1.9mg 10%
Calcium 61.7mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 135.74 Kcal (568 kJ)
Calories from fat 68.43 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.6g 34%
Cholesterol 20.9mg 20%
Sodium 711.95mg 86%
Potassium 145.74mg 9%
Total Carbs 13.88g 13%
Sugars 1.97g 23%
Dietary Fiber 1g 12%
Protein 3.69g 21%
Vitamin C 4.7mg 23%
Iron 0.7mg 10%
Calcium 21.4mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 9.1
  • 11

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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