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Tom Kha

Yields3 Servings

This creamy comforting broth is usually made with chicken and mushroom but you can always substitute with other proteins.

 1 shallot, diced
 ¼ cup ginger, sliced into 1⁄8 inch thick disks, skins ok ( 2 inch piece)
 ¼ cup galangal root, sliced into 1⁄8 thick disks, skins ok ( 2 inch piece)
 3 tbsp finely chopped lemongrass- or use lemongrass paste.
 8 kefir lime leaves
 1 cups chicken broth or veggie broth
 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken- whole breasts or thighs (or sub 1 pound crispy Tofu)
 8 ounces sliced mushrooms (button, shiitake, cremini) or sub other veggies like bell pepper, snow peas, etc.
 2 cans coconut milk (full fat)
 3 fresh Thai Chilies, or add chili paste to taste at the end
 3 tbsp fish sauce ( or sub vegan fish sauce )
 1.50 tsp salt

Nutrition Facts

Servings 3