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Cheat's Chicken Laksa

30 mins
404 cals per serving
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Donal's Notes

Laksa is a noodle soup popular across South East Asia. You will find laksa paste in any Asian supermarket. This is what makes this a little cheat recipe! If you can’t find it, opt for Thai red curry paste instead. 

Ingredients

rapeseed oil
rapeseed oil
reduced-fat coconut milk
reduced-fat coconut milk
laksa paste
laksa paste
chicken stock
chicken stock
skinless chicken breasts
skinless chicken breasts
flat rice noodles
flat rice noodles
peeled Atlantic prawns
peeled Atlantic prawns
fish sauce
fish sauce
beansprouts
beansprouts
eggs
eggs
fresh coriander
fresh coriander
fresh mint
fresh mint
red chilli
red chilli
lime
lime

Equipment

Wok
Wok
Wooden spoon
Wooden spoon
Ladle
Ladle

Method

1

Place a wok over a medium–high heat and add the oil. Oncehot, add the laksa paste and fry for a minute before pouringin the stock and coconut milk. Bring to the boil then add thechicken breasts.

2

Simmer for 10 minutes, remove the cooked chicken and thinlyslice before adding it back to the wok, then add the noodles andprawns and cook for a few minutes more until the prawns arepink and the noodles are soft and heated through.

3

Serve in deep bowls garnished with bean sprouts, soft-boiledegg halves, herbs, chilli and lime wedges.

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