Rice Soup with Chicken, Cilantro, and Crispy Garlic

Kao Tome Gai

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Quick & Easy Thai

By Nancie McDermott

Published 2004

  • About

Simply delicious and simple to make, this is Thai-style comfort food. Thais eat kao tome for breakfast, supper, or as a midnight meal at a cafe after a night on the town. It’s the first choice when Thais cook for someone who’s under the weather, but I make it whenever we need a quick and hearty one-dish supper that satisfies us all. In Thailand, coarsely ground pork is most popular, but other meats work well, including ground turkey or chicken, leftover roast duck, or roast chicken. Shrimp