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Vegan Laksa

What's better than a spicy noodle soup on a cold and rainy day? A vegan one! Try our take on Laksa - a traditional south-east asian spicy noodle soup, made using Quorn Vegan Pieces. Vary the spice levels depending on what suits you and the family!

Serves 4

55 mins

A Little Effort

156 cals
(Per serving)

4.7 g of fat

Vegan

Made with Quorn Vegan Pieces

High in protein
Source of fibre
Low in saturated fat

Ingredients

  • 280g of Quorn Vegan Pieces
  • Steamed green veggies: broccoli, bok choi, spinach
  • 200g flat rice noodles, cooked
  • 200g fresh bean sprouts, cleaned and blanched
  • Fresh coriander, chopped
  • 2 tbsp neutral tasting oil
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 tsp ground coriander or 2 tsp coriander seeds
  • ½ tsp ground cumin or 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp sweet ground paprika
  • 1.2 l veggie stock
  • 1¼ tsp fine salt, adjust to taste
  • 400 ml full fat coconut milk
  • Juice of ½ lime adjust to taste
  • 1½ tsp sugar adjust to taste
  • Laksa paste:
  • 3 medium shallots, sliced roughly
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 2 lemongrass stalks, white part chopped (but keep the rest)
  • 40g ginger sliced roughly
  • 4 fresh red chillis
  • 1 tbsp ground (approx. 1 sheet) nori

Method

  1. Combine all the paste ingredients in a blender and blitz until finely shredded.
  2. Heat oil in a larrge pan over a medium heat. Fry off laksa paste for 10 minutes, stirring the whole time.
  3. Add dry spices and continue to fry the mixture off gently for 5 minutes, stirring regularly.
  4. Add stock, salt, lemongrass leftovers apart from the very outer leaves and simmer for 18 minutes.
  5. Fish out the lemongrass and add the Quorn Vegan Pieces
  6. Add coconut milk and season to taste with salt, lime juice and a touch of sugar. Simmer for a further 10 minutes.
  7. Divide the greens, noodles between four bowls. Top with blanched sprouts and fresh coriander.

Chefs tip

If you can't find flat rice noodles, sub for udon, vermicelli or glass noodles!

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