Tom Ka Gai Soup - Thermomix Recipes from Steph

Tom Ka Gai Soup

Recipe by Thermomix Blogger Helene  http://www.superkitchenmachine.com/2009/3057/thermomix-tom-ka-gai-soup.html

(a classic Thai recipe adapted for Thermomix)

Ingredients

1000 g. chicken broth (home-made is best, but store-bought will do)

If you don’t have enough stock on hand, just make up the difference with water.

400 g. coconut milk

4 chicken thighs (boneless, skinless is my preference)

4-5 medium mushrooms

1 piece lemon grass

1 thumb-sized piece Galanga

small handful dried chili peppers

small handful Kefir lime leaves

1 tablespoon garlic-chili paste

1 lime (use lemon or bottled lime juice if fresh lime is not available to you)

fresh cilantro

Method

- Cut and crush seasonings (slice lemon grass and Galanga, crush peppers and lime leaves) as seen in video, to break up fibers and release flavours.

- Put chicken stock and coconut milk into Thermomix bowl.

- Add prepared seasonings to the liquid, with garlic-chili paste.

- Cook for 5 minutes at 100° C on REVERSE speed 2 to begin infusion of flavours. Meanwhile, prepare chicken by cutting into smaller pieces.

- Place basket into Thermomix bowl full of liquid.

- Add chicken pieces to the bowl.

- Cook 10 minutes at 90° C on REVERSE speed 2

- Add chopped mushrooms.

- Again, cook 10 minutes at 90° C on REVERSE speed 2

- Garnish and serve! (Tastes great by itself or with rice.)

1 Comment »

  1. avatar ThermomixBlogger Helene Says:

    Hi Steph – Thanks for sharing my recipe with your readers. (I just found this link today!) The Thai soup is popular with everyone who tries it… it simply makes people feel better.
    Cheers,
    Helene

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