Serves : 4
- 60g rice stick noodles
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 clove garlic, crushed
- 1 1/2 tablespoons finely chopped lemongrass
- 1 teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger
- 2 teaspoons red curry paste
- 1 litre chicken stock
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon white sugar
- 400ml can reduced-fat coconut milk
- 12 medium prawns, peeled and deveined
- 1/2 cup sliced button mushrooms
- 300g baby spinach leaves
- 2 tablespoons lime juice
- 1/4 cup chopped coriander
- 2 spring onions, thinly sliced
Preparation:15min › Cook:35min › Ready in:50min
- Cook noodles in a large saucepan of boiling water until tender and then drain. Rinse under cold water.
- Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the garlic, lemon grass and ginger and gently cook until fragrant. Add the curry paste and cook 30 seconds. Add the stock, soy sauce and sugar and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer 20 minutes.
- Stir in coconut milk, prawns, mushrooms, spinach, lime juice, and coriander. Cook for 5 minutes or until prawns just change colour.
- To serve, place rice noodles into serving bowls and ladle over soup. Garnish each bowl with spring onion.
Love laksa but never made it at home before. This was easy and delicoous. Tried chicken, shredded cabbage and sliced capsicum, also sliced beef, eggplant and basil - always great. Used less paste to cater for a noodle-loving toddler. - 21 Jan 2012
My husband and I really enjoyed this soup. He loves prawns and I love chicken so at the end I split it and mad ehis with Prawns and mine with chicken so we were both happy. I would add more red curry paste next time though because it was not as hot as I was expecting - 15 Jun 2009
Yum Yum Yum! I put in more red curry paste, as suggested by Marg, great tip. I also didn't have prawns so I used fish, just don't stir it too vigorously. Everyone loved it, including the kids! This will definitely become a regular family favourite! - 02 Apr 2013