Malaysian Fish Laksa

Malaysian Fish Laksa

Malaysian Fish Laksa
Malaysian Fish Laksa

A tasty Malaysian curry dish, packed with noodles, seafood and vegetables.

Serves: 4

Time: 35 mins.


11 ounces firm white fish fillet, boneless, cut into pieces (approximately 2 cm)

1 can lite coconut milk (14 ounce)

¼ cup laksa paste

3.1 ounces bean sprouts

1 tablespoon fish sauce

¼ cup fresh coriander leaves, firmly packed

2 kaffir lime leaves, remove the veins, shredded finely

¼ cup lime juice, fresh

4.4 ounces rice vermicelli noodles

1 fresh red chili, small, deseeded, sliced thinly

2 cups cold water

A pinch of salt


  1.   Combine over medium heat in a large saucepan, coconut milk together with laksa paste and bring it to a gentle simmer.
  2.   Cover and let simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3.   Add fish sauce, lime juice, lime leaves and water; cover and let simmer for 5 more minutes.
  4.   In the meantime, prepare the noodles in a medium-sized saucepan of boiling water until tender, for a couple of minutes. Drain well and evenly divide among four serving bowls.
  5.   Add fish to the milk-coconut mixture and cook until the fish is just cooked through, for a minute.
  6.   Taste and season with salt to taste.
  7.   Evenly divide the bean sprouts among the serving bowls.
  8.   Now, ladle the hot soup on top and sprinkle with chili and coriander.
  9.   Serve immediately and enjoy.

Originally posted 2021-05-08 22:47:36.