Thai coconut soup
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Thai Coconut Soup (Tom Kha Gai)

This luscious, exotic soup is the perfect cold weather comfort food with a touch of curry, ginger, and cilantro.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Thai
Servings: 8
Calories: 149.87kcal
Author: Katie Wells



  • Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the ginger, lemongrass, and curry and stir to heat.
  • Add chicken broth, fish sauce and maple syrup and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Stir in coconut milk and mushrooms and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Add shrimp and cook an additional 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and add lime juice and salt to taste.


Serve with chopped cilantro and lime wedges if desired.


Calories: 149.87kcal | Carbohydrates: 6.66g | Protein: 2.03g | Fat: 13.9g | Saturated Fat: 10.85g | Sodium: 363.63mg | Potassium: 236.27mg | Fiber: 1.85g | Sugar: 4.09g | Vitamin A: 196.88IU | Vitamin C: 1.5mg | Calcium: 14.41mg | Iron: 1mg