How to Prepare Tasty Laksa (Singaporean Noodle Soup)

Laksa (Singaporean Noodle Soup). Laksa is spicy, fragrant noodle soup found across Southeast Asia, particularly Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia. It consists of noodles (either wheat noodles, rice vermicelli, or egg noodles/hokkien noodles) in a thick broth made with spices, fresh aromatics, shrimp paste, and coconut milk. Laksa - the iconic Malaysian spicy coconut noodle soup!

Laksa (Singaporean Noodle Soup) You can't just dump laksa paste into coconut milk!! Laksa is a spicy noodle soup popular in the Peranakan cuisine of Southeast Asia. Laksa consists of thick wheat noodles or rice vermicelli with chicken, prawn or fish, served in spicy soup based on either rich and spicy curry coconut milk or on sour asam (tamarind or gelugur). You can cook Laksa (Singaporean Noodle Soup) using 20 ingredients and 3 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Laksa (Singaporean Noodle Soup)

  1. It's 1 handful of noodles, boiled aldente.
  2. You need 1/2 cup of boneless chicken (boiled and shredded).
  3. Prepare 10-12 of prawns.
  4. You need 2 of eggs, hard boiled and quartered.
  5. Prepare 3 tbsps. of oil.
  6. Prepare 1 of onion, sliced.
  7. Prepare 5-6 of garlic cloves.
  8. You need 1 inch of piece of galangal (thai ginger).
  9. Prepare 2 stalk of lemongrass (only the white part).
  10. You need 1 tsp. of tamarind paste.
  11. Prepare 8 or to taste of whole dry red chilies.
  12. Prepare 2 tbsp. of shrimps (deep fried).
  13. It's 1/2 tsp. of turmeric powder.
  14. It's 2 tbsps. of macadamia nuts/ peanuts.
  15. You need 1 tbsp. of roasted coriander-cumin powder.
  16. It's 1 litre of chicken stock.
  17. You need to taste of salt.
  18. It's 5-6 of kafir lime leaves.
  19. You need 1/2 cup of coconut milk.
  20. You need 1 tsp. of coriander leaves, chopped.

Laksa is found in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and southern Thailand. Laksa is a vibrant seafood and chicken noodle soup eaten from breakfast through dinner in Singapore. For maximum flavor, we use the shrimp shells to give flavor to a broth that's seasoned with shallots, lemon grass and Thai red curry. You can boost the spiciness of the soup with extra chili-garlic sauce.

Laksa (Singaporean Noodle Soup) step by step

  1. Grind the ingredients from onion to coriander-cumin powder into a paste with little water. Keep aside. Heat oil in a pan and saute the prepared masala paste till oil separates from the sides of the pan..
  2. Add the stock, salt to taste, prawns and kafir lime leaves. Simmer on low flame after the first boil for 8 minutes. Add the shredded chicken and simmer further for 2 more minutes. Remove from heat and add the coconut milk and simmer on low flame for a minute..
  3. To serve, pour the soup in individual bowls and top up with the noodles and eggs. Garnish with coriander leaves..

This Singapore laksa recipe is the rich coconut milk-laced version of this Southeast Asian classic noodle soup dish. A great laksa is not made starting from a jar of paste, a great laksa starts with curry paste made from scratch in a mortar and pestle - like my version below. I've been making this Singapore laksa In this healthy curry laksa, a popular Southeast Asian noodle soup, chicken, coconut milk, tomatoes and tons of warm spices make this a flavorful favorite. While there are a lot of ingredients, the leftover soup is even better the next day for lunch. Make the Laksa paste- see the notes below (or use store-bought laksa paste).; Cook rice noodles according to directions.

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