How to make Chicken Laksa -

Chicken pieces and noodles cooked in a spicy coconut broth topped with an array on condiments - a Malaysain delight.

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Malaysian

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Chicken Laksa

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Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Chicken Laksa Recipe

  • Boneless chicken cut into strips 500 grams

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Onions sliced 2 medium

  • Chicken stock 3 cups

  • Coconut milk 1/2 cup

  • Noodles boiled 1 cup

  • Bean sprouts 1/4 cup

  • Cucumber peeled and sliced 1 medium

  • Mint leaves a few

  • Juice of ½ lemon

  • For laksa paste

  • Roasted peanuts 2 tablespoons

  • Red chillies deseeded 2

  • Fresh coriander stems 7-8

  • Tamarind paste 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Shallots 4-5

  • Lemon grass 1 blade

  • Ginger 1 inch piece

  • Garlic cloves 3-4

  • Salt to taste

Method

Step 1

To make laksa paste, combine peanuts, red chillies, coriander stems, tamarind paste, turmeric powder, shallots, chopped lemon grass, chopped ginger, chopped garlic, salt and little water in a grinder jar. Grind into a paste.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non stick pan. Cut the chicken into thin strips.

Step 3

Add sliced onions to the pan and sauté till golden brown.

Step 4

Add laksa paste and chicken stock. Stir to mix and add chicken strips. Stir to mix and cook till the chicken is done.

Step 5

Add salt, stir to mix and bring it to a boil. Add coconut milk and stir again. Cook for a minute.

Step 6

Place the noodles in a serving bowl. Pour the chicken laksa on top and add bean sprouts, cucumber slices, torn mint leaves and lemon juice on top. Serve hot.

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