Thai Tom Kha Kai (Soup)

What you need:-

4 cups chicken stock
1/2 cup Thai fish sauce
2 crushed Kaffir lime leaves
Lemongrass –(10cm length)
2 Tablespoons sugar
1 Tablespoon red curry (fried gently in oil)
3cm piece of Galangal
500g chicken breast – (cut into bite size pieces)
2 Tablespoons tamarind juice
400ml can coconut milk
2 - 6 small red chillies, slightly crushed
Juice of 1 lime
Coriander leaves for garnish

What to do:

Combine chicken stock, fish sauce, lime leaves, lemongrass, sugar, fried red curry and galangal to a boil.
Simmer for 20 minutes and strain.Add pieces of chicken, tamarind juice, coconut milk, and small red chillies (to taste), and return to a boil for one minute.
Lower the heat and simmer until the chicken is cooked through, about 2 minutes.
Garnish generously with coriander leaves, the lime juice, and serve.

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