Malaysian Inspired Laksa Shrimp Soup
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"This is Malaysian cuisine at its best. The spicy noodle soup with shrimp is delicious in itself and can easily be adjusted to a vegetarian version or a meat version."
-- @sarchakra
Recipe

Details

Prep time 15mins
Cook time 15mins
Serves or Makes: 4

Recipe

  • 1/ 2 packet rice noodles
  • 1 pound deveined shrimp
  • 2 tablespoon finely chopped or grated garlic
  • 1 medium chopped tomato
  • 6 kaffir lime leaves
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 2 slit green chilies
  • 1 teaspoon powder paprika
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoon pickled jalapeno
  • 1 tablespoon julienned ginger
  • 1 teaspoon shrimp paste
  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil
  • 1 teaspoon powder coriander
  • 1 teaspoon powder cumin
  • 1 tablespoon powder turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon powder black pepper
  • 1 medium sliced thin white onion
  • 2 tablespoon juice lime
  • 1 sliced avocado

Method

  • Step 1

    Heat a pot of water and stir in rice noodles. Soak for 5 mins. Drain and keep aside.

  • Step 2

    Heat oil in a pan and sauté onions till soft. Add garlic, ginger, turmeric, paprika, coriander, cumin, black pepper, green chilies and cook for a couple of mins.

  • Step 3

    Add in 1 can of coconut milk, brown sugar, kaffir lime leaves, shrimp paste and let it come to a gentle simmer for about 10 mins.

  • Step 4

    Add prawns and chopped tomato. Cook for a couple of mins.

  • Step 5

    Add in rice noodles, picked jalapeños and lime juice. Garnish with avocado and serve.