Light Prawn Laksa Recipe

Light prawn laksa

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Check out our light prawn laksa recipe. Ready in just 30 minutes, this quick and easy laksa recipe is packed with punchy flavour and is super simple to make. What's more, it's low in calories and low in salt


Our easy prawn laksa recipe is lighter and healthier to make…



  • ginger a thumb-sized piece, chopped
  • garlic 1 clove, chopped
  • laksa paste 2 tbsp
  • curry powder 1 tsp
  • mild chilli powder 1 tsp
  • vegetable oil
  • light coconut milk 1 tin
  • sugar snap peas a handful
  • raw peeled king prawns 180g
  • rice noodles 90g
  • bean sprouts a handful
  • coriander a small bunch, finely chopped

To serve

  • lime wedges
  • red chilli sliced


  • Step 1

    Put the ginger, garlic, laksa paste, curry and chilli powders with 1 tbsp of water in a food processor and whizz to a paste.

  • Step 2

    Heat 2 tsp of vegetable oil in a pan and fry the paste for 2-3 minutes, stirring all the time, until fragrant.

  • Step 3

    Tip in the coconut milk along with 250ml of water, season and simmer for 10 minutes.

  • Step 4

    Add the sugar snap peas and prawns, and simmer for 1 minute, then add the noodles and bean sprouts, and simmer for 3 minutes.

  • Step 5

    Serve with a sprinkling of coriander, lime for squeezing and red chilli slices.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 510
  • Fat 23.3g
  • Saturates 13.2g
  • Carbs 49.1g
  • Sugars 4.5g
  • Fibre 4.5g
  • Protein 23.6g
  • Salt 1.3g