Tom Kha Gai – Thai Chicken Coconut Soup

Description:

Ingredients:

3 cups chicken broth
1 cup coconut milk
6 thin slices galangal root
4 kaffir lime leaves, stem removed
2 sticks lemongrass, crushed and halved
7 ounces (200g) chicken, thinly sliced bite-sized pieces (I use thigh meat)
½ cup (40g) oyster mushroom, torn
½ onion, quartered or sliced (optional)
1 tomato, cut into big chunks (optional)
4-6 fresh hot chilies, crushed
2-3 tablespoons fish sauce
2 sprigs cilantro, chopped
2 sprigs spring onion, chopped
1-2 limes, juice