Tom Kha Kai (chicken Coconut Soup) Recipe

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Tom Kha Kai  (chicken  Coconut Soup)
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  1. Combine half the coconut milk with the galangal, lemon grass, and lime leaves in a large sauce pan and heat to boiling.
  2. Add chicken, fish sauce, and sugar.
  3. Simmer for about 4 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked, and then add the remaining coconut milk.
  4. Heat just to boiling and turn off the heat.
  5. Place the lime juice and chilli paste in a serving bowl and pour the soup over them.
  6. Garnish with coriander leaves and crushed chillies.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 732.83 Kcal (3068 kJ)
Calories from fat 549.2 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 61.02g 94%
Cholesterol 66.91mg 22%
Sodium 3939.25mg 164%
Potassium 1161.95mg 25%
Total Carbs 29.19g 10%
Sugars 18.09g 72%
Dietary Fiber 4.86g 19%
Protein 29.77g 60%
Vitamin C 26.8mg 45%
Iron 5.3mg 29%
Calcium 72.2mg 7%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 155.47 Kcal (651 kJ)
Calories from fat 116.51 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.95g 94%
Cholesterol 14.19mg 22%
Sodium 835.71mg 164%
Potassium 246.51mg 25%
Total Carbs 6.19g 10%
Sugars 3.84g 72%
Dietary Fiber 1.03g 19%
Protein 6.32g 60%
Vitamin C 5.7mg 45%
Iron 1.1mg 29%
Calcium 15.3mg 7%

* 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

  • 18.9
  • 21

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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