Authentic Coconut and Seafood Laksa Recipe

Authentic Coconut and Seafood Laksa Recipe

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This Authentic Coconut and Seafood Laksa is a rich and aromatic dish, perfect for a hearty meal. It combines spicy laksa paste with creamy coconut milk and fresh seafood, topped with vibrant garnishes. Enjoy the complex flavours and textures of this traditional Southeast Asian soup.

Ingredients:

  • 1 kg large green King prawns
  • 8 fresh mussels (to garnish)
  • 200 g laksa paste
  • 400 ml can coconut milk
  • 3 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 200 g rice vermicelli noodles
  • 1 tbs peanut oil
  • 200 g fresh bean sprouts
  • ⅓ cup chopped fresh mint

Instructions:

  1. Prepare Noodles:
    1 Prepare Noodles:

    Soak vermicelli noodles in a large bowl of boiling water until cooked, approximately 8 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water. Divide between 4 bowls.

  2. Cook Laksa Paste:
    2 Cook Laksa Paste:
    • Heat oil in a wok over medium-high heat. Add laksa paste and cook for 1 minute.
    • Stir in sugar, salt, and coriander. Add stock and bring to a boil. Then add coconut milk and simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Cook Seafood:
    3 Cook Seafood:

    Add prawns and cook for about 2 minutes, or until they turn pink.

  4. Assemble and Serve:
    4 Assemble and Serve:

    Pour or ladle the hot laksa over the noodles in the bowls. Garnish with mussels, fresh bean sprouts, and mint leaves. Serve immediately while hot.

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