Slow Cooker Tom Kha Gai

Prep Time

20 min

Prep Notes

When people think of chicken soup, whether it be from a can or your mom’s favorite recipe, they usually picture traditional chicken noodle. This recipe is far from that! Tom Kha Gai is a Thai chicken coconut soup that is packed full of flavor and nutrients. It’s a nice way to keep chicken soup interesting. You will find yourself going back for seconds!

Quick tip: This recipe could also be made on the stovetop, see note below recipe.

Cooking Time

6 hours




1/2 organic onion, diced
3 cloves organic garlic, minced
2 Tbsp. fresh organic ginger, grated
1 lb. organic chicken breast, skinless and boneless and cut into thin slices
8 oz. organic mushrooms, sliced
3 Tbsp. fresh organic lime juice
1 stalk organic lemongrass, chopped into 1-inch pieces
4 cups organic chicken stock
3 Tbsp. organic coconut aminos
3 (14 oz.) cans organic full-fat coconut milk
2 tsp. yellow or green curry paste
1 to 2 tsp. fish sauce
1 Tbsp. organic honey
Salt, to taste
Other vegetables of choice, bell pepper, zucchini, etc., chopped

Optional for serving: Cilantro, green onion, lime juice.


1.) Place all ingredients, except the cilantro and mushrooms, into the slow cooker and cook on Low for 6 hours.

2.) Add the mushrooms during the last 30 minutes of cooking, and then top with cilantro, green onion, and lime when serving.

*Note* To make this recipe on the stove, melt about 1 tablespoon of coconut oil in a large stockpot over medium-high heat. Sauté the onions and garlic until fragrant, then add the ginger and curry paste and cook for another 1-2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add the rest of the ingredients, stir well and simmer until the chicken is fully cooked.


Feel great and remember to enjoy your health!