Tom Kha Soup (Thai Coconut Soup)

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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Appetizers, Bowls, Main Course, Side Dishes, Snacks, Soups
Cuisine Asian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 271.25 kcal


  • Stove


  • 14 oz coconut milk can
  • 2 cups vegetable broth ***Click on our Homemade Vegetable Broth link
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce low sodium, NO SODIUM BENZOATE
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 5 slices fresh ginger or galangal
  • 1 stalk lemongrass optional
  • 1 tbsp lime juice fresh
  • 2 small chilies chopped
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes to taste
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 carrot thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup mushrooms sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cillantro chopped


  • In a large stock pot, mix the coconut milk and vegetable broth and warm over medium low heat. Add the soy sauce, garlic, ginger, lemongrass, lime juice, chilies, and red pepper flakes. Do not allow to boil.
  • After broth is hot, add onion, tomatoes, carrot, and mushrooms. Cover and continue to cook on low heat for 15 minutes.
  • Pour soup into bowls and sprinkle with cilantro.


ALERT!!! Because of the higher fat levels and the higher saturated fat levels this recipe is only for people on the 2000 calorie plan.

My Notes

Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Tom Kha Soup (Thai Coconut Soup)
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 271.25 Calories from Fat 194
% Daily Value*
Fat 21.51g33%
Saturated Fat 18.82g118%
Sodium 174.1mg8%
Potassium 635.05mg18%
Carbohydrates 29.77g10%
Fiber 3.08g13%
Sugar 6.78g8%
Protein 4.74g9%
Vitamin A 3370.17IU67%
Vitamin B1 0.03mg2%
Vitamin B2 0.04mg2%
Vitamin B3 1.53mg8%
Vitamin B5 0.42mg4%
Vitamin B6 0.56mg28%
Vitamin C 45.89mg56%
Vitamin D 0.01µg0%
Vitamin E 0.57mg4%
Vitamin K 13.15µg13%
Calcium 69.44mg7%
Copper 0.33mg17%
Folate 34.86µg9%
Iron 4.72mg26%
Manganese 1.09mg55%
Magnesium 72.88mg18%
Phosphorus 165.01mg17%
Selenium 1.91µg3%
Zinc 0.96mg6%
Ess-Methionine 50.57mg
Ess-Tryptophan 38.41mg
Ess-Threonine 138.41mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 141.76mg
Ess-Arginine 382.08mg
Ess-Lysine 145.75mg
Ess-Leucine 213.31mg
Ess-Isoleucine 121.47mg
Ess-Histidine 71.88mg
Ess-Valine 183.75mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source

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