No prizes for figuring out which Thai recipes the judges chose to sample.
With a rating of 4.7 out of 5, Tom Kha Gai (chicken coconut soup) came in fourth. According to TasteAtlas’s list of the Best Soups in the World released last Friday, Tom Yum Goong (a spicy prawn soup) came in at number eight with 4.6, dropping four spots down the list.
Japan’s Tonkotsu Ramen came in first place, followed by Poland’s Zurek, a sour pork broth.
Only Thailand and Japan have multiple soups in the top 10 countries.The spicy, pungent, slightly sour, and flowery flavors of galangal offer an intriguing counterpoint to the creaminess of coconut milk, resulting in a highly aromatic meal, according to TasteAtlas’ description of Tom Kha Gai. Tom Kha Gai is very nourishing and has excellent medical qualities, including the capacity to calm the gastrointestinal tract.
One of the most well-known Thai meals, Tom Yum Goong is a spicy, sour, and aromatic seafood soup that is frequently eaten with rice and is also available in chicken or pork varieties.
The two soups have traditionally been well-liked by international visitors to the southern coastal province, according to Sunisa Injui, owner of the Ko Piak restaurant in Trang’s Nayong district.Foreigners are addicted to the flavor of coconut milk and the fire of Thai chile and spices, not to mention the variety of plants that are beneficial to your health, she claimed. “Tom Kha Gai and Tom Yum Goong rank among the most popular dishes at hotels and eateries in the province. For diners who enjoy trying new flavors, they also offer a range of variants.