Prawn Laksa Recipe

Prawn laksa (spicy noodle soup)

  • serves 2
  • Easy

This quick meal for two hails from Malaysia and takes just 20 minutes to prepare. Warming prawn noodle broth with spicy Laksa paste is topped with cucumber and coriander.



  • medium rice noodles 50g, we like Blue Dragon
  • laksa paste 2-3 tbsp
  • half-fat coconut milk 400ml tin
  • chicken stock 500ml
  • cooked large prawns 150g, from a sustainable source
  • beansprouts a handful
  • cucumber ¼, seeds removed and cut into strips
  • coriander a small bunch


  • Step 1

    Put the noodles in a bowl, pour over boiling water and leave to soften, about 5-7 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Heat a pan, add the laksa paste and a splash of coconut milk. Fry for 3-4 minutes, add the coconut milk and stock, stir, and simmer for 2 minutes.

    Add the prawns and heat through. Stir in the beansprouts. Put the noodles in two bowls, ladle soup over, and top with cucumber and coriander.

Check out our other noodle soup recipes here. 

Prawn Noodle Soup With Miso and Mushrooms

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 372
  • Fat 24.8g
  • Saturates 18.3g
  • Carbs 13.4g
  • Fibre 1g
  • Protein 26.3g
  • Salt 3.26g