Thai laksa

    Thai laksa


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    About this recipe: This delicious Thai-style soup has coconut milk, prawns, mushrooms and spinach. Chicken may be substituted for the prawns. Either way, I love this soup anytime!

    Serves: 4 

    • 55 g rice noodles (pad thai noodles)
    • 15 ml olive oil
    • 1 clove garlic, minced
    • 7 g minced lemon grass
    • 2 g ground ginger
    • 10 g red curry paste
    • 1 (32 ounce) carton chicken broth
    • 30 ml soy sauce
    • 10 g white sugar
    • 1 (13.5 ounce) can reduced-fat coconut milk
    • 65 g peeled and deveined medium shrimp
    • 35 g sliced mushrooms
    • 1 (10 ounce) bag baby spinach leaves
    • 30 ml fresh lime juice
    • 10 g chopped cilantro
    • 2 green onions, thinly sliced

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:50min 

    1. Cook noodles in a large saucepan of boiling water until tender and then drain. Rinse under cold water.
    2. 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.
    3. Stir in coconut milk, prawns, mushrooms, spinach, lime juice, and coriander. Cook for 5 minutes or until prawns just change colour.
    4. To serve, place rice noodles into serving bowls and ladle over soup. Garnish each bowl with spring onion.

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    my family loved this dish! - 11 Jan 2011

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