Prawn Laksa

How to make Prawn Laksa.


  • 200g raw king prawns
  • 100g rice noodles
  • 400ml tin of coconut milk
  • 100ml chicken stock
  • 85g spinach leaves
  • 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
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper


  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan, add the onion and fry for 5 minutes.
  2. Reduce the heat and add the laksa paste, then cook for 5 more minutes until fragrant.
  3. Add the garlic, fish sauce, tamarind, sugar, and lime zest and juice.
  4. Cook for a few minutes to dissolve the sugar.
  5. Add the stock and coconut milk and boil for 2 minutes, then reduce to a simmer for 10 minutes more.
  6. Stir through the prawns and spinach, season to taste, and serve with cooked rice noodles and garnished with coriander.
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