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Easy Thai Coconut Soup Recipe Tom Kha Gai

Easy Thai Coconut Soup (Tom Kha Gai)

Simplest thai coconut soup if you don't have traditional thai ingredients
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Course: Main Course, Soup
Keyword: easy, quick
Lifestyle and Diet: Dairy-Free, Diabetic, Egg-Free, Gluten-Free, High Protein, keto, Low Calorie, Low Carb, paleo
Category: Non-Blender, Soups
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
4 1.5 cups
Calories: 440kcal


  • 1 package Kevin's Natural Foods Thai Coconut Sauce
  • 1 cup chicken broth ,or vegetable broth (vegetarian)
  • 1 can 14-ounce/396-g can full-fat coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp about 1-inch fresh ginger ,peeled
  • 8 oz mushrooms ,sliced. Can be button, cremini or shitake
  • 8 oz carrots diced
  • 1 shallot or 1/2 cup white onion, chopped
  • 1 pound shrimp , chicken or tofu (protein of choice or an assortment)
  • 1 juice of 1 lime
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1 red sweet or chili pepper (optional, sliced for garnish)


  • In a medium saucepan, add onion and mushrooms and cook on medium heat until soft, 3-4 minutes.
  • Add shrimp (or other protein) and ginger. Then add Kevin's Thai Coconut Sauce, coconut milk, broth and lime juice. Reduce heat and simmer until protein is fully cooked.
  • Serve in bowls and garnish servings with cilantro and (optional) sliced pepper.


Recipe calculations are based on using shrimp for protein and chicken broth.


Serving: 1.5cups | Calories: 440kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 25g | Cholesterol: 286mg | Sodium: 1312mg | Potassium: 608mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 67IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 207mg | Iron: 6mg