RECIPE: warm your evening up with curry laksa

TIME TO WARM UP: Enjoy a Curry Laksa, full of flavour.
TIME TO WARM UP: Enjoy a Curry Laksa, full of flavour.

THIS winter warmer recipe makes four serves of an Asian food delight.


  • 100g (1/3 cup) Malaysian Laksa Paste
  • 400ml can coconut milk
  • 250ml (1 cup) water
  • Tofu Puffs* cut in half
  • 12 green prawns, peeled, tails intact
  • 1cup shredded chicken
  • 200g dried rice stick noodles
  • 2 Spring onions finely Sliced
  • 80g bean sprouts, trimmed
  • Coriander leaves or Fresh Thai basil, leaves picked, to serve
  • Lime wedges, to serve
  • Fish balls* (optional)
  • Fried Shallots*

* available at your local Asian supermarket.


Heat a large non-stick saucepan over medium heat.

Add laksa paste and cook for 30 seconds or until aromatic.

Stir in coconut milk and water. Simmer for 3 minutes or until heated through and well combined.

Add prawns, chicken and fish balls, cook for 3 minutes or until cooked through tofu puffs until heated through.

Meanwhile, cook noodles following packet directions. Drain.

Place a nest of noodles in each serving bowl. Ladle Laksa mixture around noodles.

Top with sprouts, fried Shallots and basil. Serve with lime wedges.

Enjoy !

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