Tom Ka Soup (aka Jack Ka)


2 cans coconut milk

2 cups chicken stock

2 red chile, diced ( I did 2)

2 pieces fresh ginger, sliced thin and diced

3 chicken breasts, thinly sliced

2 cans button mushroom

4 medium tomatoes

1/2 red onion, thinly sliced

1 can baby corn

2 limes, zested

1 cup chopped fresh cilantro

3 tablespoons lime juice ( key lime is what I did

2 tablespoons fish sauce

2 tablespoons brown sugar


Bring coconut milk and broth to a boil, add minced ginger, red onion and red chiles to soup and simmer on medium for 10 minutes. Add chicken slices and cook until chicken is tender. Add button mushrooms (drained), lime zest, baby carrots, and tomatoes to soup. Before serving, remove from heat and add brown sugar, lime juice, fish sauce, and stir well. Top it off with the chopped cilantro.