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Chicken Laksa

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Laksa is a popular spicy noodle soup in the Peranakan cuisine. Laksa consists of rice noodles or rice vermicelli with chicken, prawn or fish, served in spicy soup; either based on rich and spicy curry coconut milk, or based on sour asam
Chicken Laksa
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Laksa is a popular spicy noodle soup in the Peranakan cuisine. Laksa consists of rice noodles or rice vermicelli with chicken, prawn or fish, served in spicy soup; either based on rich and spicy curry coconut milk, or based on sour asam
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
4people 20minutes 25minutes
Servings Prep Time
4people 20minutes
Cook Time
25minutes
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. On a large sheet of greaseproof paper, toss the chicken with salt, pepper and the five-spice
  2. Fold over the paper, then bash and flatten the chicken to 1.5cm thick with a rolling pin
  3. Place on the hot griddle pan, turning after 3 or 4 minutes, until nicely charred and cooked through
  4. Pour about 800ml of boiling water into the large pan and crumble in the stock cube,
  5. Trim the stalk off the squash, roughly chop the neck end (don't peel, and keep the seed end for another day), then grate and tip into the boiling stock
  6. Swap to the bowl blade in the processor and add the peeled garlic and ginger, the chilli, turmeric, trimmed spring onions, peanut butter, dried lime leaves, coriander stalks (reserving the leaves), sesame oil, soy and fish sauces
  7. Blitz to a paste, then tip into the stock and add the noodles. Trim the asparagus and cut in half
  8. Add to the pan, pour in the coconut milk, and as soon as it boils, taste, correct the seasoning with soy sauce and lime juice, then turn the heat off
  9. Drizzle the honey over the charred chicken, squeeze over the juice of 1 lime, scatter with the sesame seeds and toss to coat
  10. Serve with the laksa and lime wedges, sprinkling everything with the coriander leaves and slices of fresh chilli
Calories 209kcal
Total Fat 11g
Saturated
6g
Sodium
582mg
Fibre
1g
Sugar
3g
Carbohydrates 25g
Cholesterol