Simple Prawn Laksa
Simple Prawn Laksa



  • 1 tbsp veg oil
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 3 tbsp laksa paste
  • 3 crushed garlic cloves
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1⁄2 tbsp tamarind paste
  • 1 lime, zest and juice
  • 400ml tin of coconut milk
  • 100ml chicken stock
  • 85g spinach leaves
  • 200g raw king prawns
  • 100g rice noodles
  • Salt and pepper
  • Heat the oil in a large saucepan, add the onion, and fry for 5 minutes. Reduce the heat and add the laksa paste, then cook for 5 more minutes until fragrant. Add the garlic, fish sauce, tamarind, sugar, and lime zest and juice. Cook for a few minutes to dissolve the sugar.
  • Add the stock and coconut milk and boil for 2 mins, then reduce to a simmer for 10 mins more. Stir through the prawns and spinach, season to taste, and serve with cooked rice noodles and garnished with coriander.
30 mins
2 serving

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