Green Curry Laksa

Green Curry Laksa

Course: Entree
Cuisine: Asian Fusion
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Marvellina
Delicious and creamy Thai green curry is served with laksa noodles and fresh herbs.
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Ingredients

  • 10-12 oz of laksa noodles see notes

Green Curry Paste for laksa:

  • 1/4 cup dried shrimp soak in warm water until soft, about 5 minutes
  • 2 stalks of lemongrass trim off woody ends and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 4 scallion trim off the bottom
  • 4 cloves garlic peeled
  • 2 inch fresh ginger peeled
  • 2 Thai chili stemmed
  • 1 handful of fresh cilantro leaves and the stems
  • 2 Tbsp fish sauce

Other ingredients:

  • 2 Tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken thigh cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium eggplant trim off the stem and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 8 oz fresh cremini mushrooms
  • 6 cups water
  • 6 fresh kaffir lime leaves tear edges to release flavor
  • 14 oz coconut cream you can use coconut milk for thinner consistency

Seasonings:

Serve with:

  • 3 cups fresh mung bean sprouts blanch briefly in boiling water
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • Fresh basil leaves

Instructions

  • Cook the noodles according to instruction on the package. Set aside

Making the green curry paste:

  • Place all the ingredients for green curry paste in a food processor and process into a paste
  • Preheat cooking oil in a large pot. When the pot is hot enough, add chicken pieces and stir-fry until they turn opaque, about 3-4 minutes. Add in eggplant and mushroom. Stir fry for another minute. Pour in the green curry paste and kaffir lime leaves and stir to mix everything. Add in water and bring to a gentle simmer and cook until the chicken is cooked through and the veggies are soft but not mushy
  • Stir in coconut cream/milk. Add in sugar and fish sauce. Bring to just a gentle simmer, not boiling. Squeeze in lime juice. Have a taste and add more fish sauce to your taste

Assembling:

  • Portion out the noodles and bean sprouts into individual serving bowls. Ladle some chicken, mushrooms, and eggplants over the noodles. Generously ladle the hot soup over the noodles and serve with fresh basil and extra lime on the side

Notes

You may use Rice noodles,Vietnamese Bun Bo Hue noodles, or Vietnamese tapioca noodles (Banh Canh)