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Chicken Laksa

Chicken Laksa

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Preparation time: 30 minutes + 10 minutes soaking
Cooking time:: 35 minutes
Serves: 4 - 6

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoons coriander seeds
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, roughly chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 onion, roughly chopped
  • 4 - 6 small fresh red chillies
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 6 candlenuts or macadamia nuts
  • 3 stems lemon grass (white part only), sliced
  • cup oil
  • 400 g (14 oz) chicken thigh fillets, cut into 2 cm ( inch) pieces
  • 2 - 3 teaspoons shrimp paste, roasted
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 4 fresh makrut (kaffir) lime leaves
  • 90 g (3 oz) bean sprouts
  • 3 cups coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons grated palm sugar or soft brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • lime wedges, to serve
  • 3 tablespoons roughly chopped fresh Vietnamese mint
  • 250 g (9 oz) dried rice vermicelli
  • 20 g (2/3 cup) fresh coriander (cilantro) leaves
  • 4 fried tofu puffs, julienned

Steps:

  1. In a dry saucepan, roast the coriander and cumin seeds for 1 - 2 minutes over medium heat.
  2. Toss the pan constantly to prevent from burning.
  3. Finely grind in a mortar and pestle or a spice grinder
  4. In a food processor or blender place all the spices,  onion, ginger, lemon grass, candlenuts, shrimp and chillies.
  5. Add cup of stock and blend finely until paste.
  6. In a large saucepan, heat the oil gently over low heat and cook the paste for 3-5 minutes.
  7. Stirring thoroughly to prevent sticking and burning.
  8. Add the remaining stock and bring to the boil over high heat. Switch the heat to medium and simmer for 15 minutes.
  9. Place the chicken and simmer for 4 - 5 minutes or until thoroughly cooked.
  10. Add the coconut milk, lime leaves, fish sauce, lime juice and palm sugar. Simmer for 5 minutes over medium - low heat.
  11. Meanwhile, in a heatproof bowl, cover with boiling water and soak for 6 - 7 minutes, or until softened.
  12. Drain and divide among large serving bowls with the bean sprouts.
  13. Ladle the hot soup over the top and garnish with some strips, tofu, mint and coriander leaves.
  14. Serve with a wedge of lime.

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