Tom kha gai takes 1st place among world’s best chicken soups


TasteAtlas, a website for traditional dishes, local ingredients, and authentic restaurants, has revealed its 2023 food ranking on the “10 Best Rated Chicken Soups in the World.” Tom kha gai from Thailand takes first place in the ranking.

The top ten chicken soups are as follows:

1. Tom kha gai from Thailand;

2. Ciorba radauteana, Romania;

3. Zeama, Moldova;

4. Chorba beïda, Algeria;

5. Supă de pui cu tăieței, Romania;

6. Bela čorba, Serbia;

7. Sopa de gallina india, El Salvador;

8. Inchicapi, Peru;

9. Rosół z kury, Poland;

10. Chikhirtma, Georgia.

Tom kha gai is chicken coconut soup with galangal, lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves, bird’s eye chilies, and mushrooms. This comforting soup has mainly sour and salty flavors, supplied by fish sauce, tamarind juice, and palm sugar.

The preceding is a press release from the Thai Government PR Department.

Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.