Nov 12, 2015

Chicken Laksa Recipe - Thai Chicken Noodle Laksa Recipe



Chicken laksa is a coconut milk and curry soup which is very popular in thailand and many places. Each places have their own version of laksa. This is a thai version made with thai red curry paste. I made it my way and it tasted so delicious.

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Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..


Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 30 mins
Serves: 4

Ingredients:

Oil - 1 tblspn
Ginger - 1 tblspn finely chopped
Garlic - 1 tblspn finely chopped
Thai Red Curry Paste - 3 tblspn
Spring Onion White - from 2 onions
Capsicum / Bell Peppers - 1/2 sliced thinly
Cooked Chicken - 2 cups shredded
Thick Coconut Milk - 2 cups
Vegetable Stock - 3 cups
Bean Sprouts a handful (Recipe here)
Rice Vermicelli as needed
Mint Leaves as needed
Lemon Juice to taste
Salt to taste
Sugar - 1 tsp
Spring Onion Green - from 2 onions

For Thai Red curry paste:
Onion- ½  sliced
Shallots / Sambar onion - ½ cup
Dry red chilli - 6
Ginger - 3 cm piece
Garlic - 10 cloves
Coriander seeds - 1 tblspn
Cumin seeds / Jeerakam -1 tsp
Coriander stems - ½ cup
Kaffir lime skin / Narthangai - 3 peels
Lemon Grass - 2 chopped 
Salt -1 tsp
Oil - 3 tblspn
Water as required

Method:

Grind the ingredients together for red curry paste till smooth and set aside.

Start by cooking rice vermicelli...Cook vermicelli as per package directions, mine needs to be soaked in hot water for 5 to 8 mins.  Cook and drain it, set aside.

Heat oil in a pan. add in ginger and garlic and saute till golden.

Add in red curry paste and saute for a good couple of mins so it is cooked.

Now add in spring onion white part and saute for a min.

Now add in capsicum and saute for a min. Add in cooked chicken and toss well.

Add in coconut milk, salt, sugar and stock. Bring it to a boil.

Add in bean sprouts and mix well. Now the soup is done.

Now take a serving bowl, fill with rice vermicelli, mint leaves and soup. Squeeze some lemon juice and serve.

Pictorial:


For those who cannot find thai red curry paste, you can make this from scratch..Here are few pictures of my homemade curry paste from my old post
peel the skin of kaffir lime, we call it as narthangai in tamil
Your ingredients for red curry paste
Take it in a blender and make it to a 
 smooth paste by adding water and oil
First take your rice vermicelli


soak it in hot water


you have to cook it as per package directions


make sure it is cooked


drain and set aside


Take your ingredients


heat oil in a pan


add in ginger and garlic



Saute for a min
add in thai red curry paste
add a good amount in


mix well


cook till oil separates


add in spring onion white part


add in capsicum


toss well


add in cooked chicken
toss well


add in coconut milk


mix well


season with salt and sugar


add in chicken stock


mix well


add in bean sprouts


and spring onion green part


mix well


For serving, take rice vermicelli in a bowl


top with fresh mint leaves


spoon the laksa soup





squeeze some lemon juice


Serve



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