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Microwave prawn laksa noodle soup


Microwave prawn laksa noodle soup

Tuck into a bowl of soothing and comforting prawn laksa noodle soup. A simple dish, it takes just 15 minutes to make and is packed with flavour.

Recipe details
Cooking-time Prep:5 mins Cook:10 mins
Serving Easy


  1. 2 vermicelli noodle nests
  2. 400ml can light coconut milk
  3. 3 tbsp laksa or Thai red curry paste
  4. 550ml vegetable stock
  5. 1 red chilli finely sliced (deseeded if you like)
  6. 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  7. 1 lime, juiced
  8. 1 tsp smooth peanut butter
  9. 2 tsp fish sauce
  10. 150g cooked prawns, peeled
  11. small handful of coriander, leaves picked, stems finely chopped


Step 1

Tip the vermicelli noodles into a heatproof bowl, cover with boiling water and soak for 2 mins, then rinse and drain well. Put the coconut milk, laksa or curry paste, stock, chilli, garlic and lime juice in a large microwave-safe bowl. Cover with a microwave-safe lid or plate and cook on high for 2-3 mins until boiling. Stir in the peanut butter, fish sauce, prawns and coriander stems.

Step 2

Cover again and cook on high for 1 min until warmed through. Divide the noodles between two bowls, pour over the prawn broth, then sprinkle over the coriander leaves to serve.

Nutrition Facts

kcal : 506
fat : 24g
saturates : 13g
carbs : 49g
sugars : 0g
fibre : 6g
protein : 21g
salt : 4g


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