Fish Laksa with Brussel Sprouts and Vermicelli Noodles

10 minutes + 30 minutes Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp peanut oil
  • 60g Asian Home Gourmet Laksa Paste
  • ½ tsp chilli flakes (optional)
  • 2 spring onions, chopped
  • 1 tin coconut milk
  • 1 Tbsp fish sauce
  • 250ml hot fish or vegetable stock
  • 300g fish fillets (2 large fillets), cut in half
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 bunch coriander
  • 10g butter
  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 6 brussel sprouts, finely shredded
  • salt and pepper
  • 200g Vermicelli noodles
  • 2 spring onions, finely sliced for garnishing
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Method

1. Pour sesame and peanut oils in a large wok or frying pan over medium heat. Add laksa paste, chilli flakes and chopped spring onions. Cook for 5 minutes until dark, bubbling and fragrant.

2. Pour in coconut milk, stir well. Add fish sauce and stock. Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes, stirring gently.

3. Add fish and gently poach in the fragrant broth for 5 minutes. Add lime juice.

4. Take coriander, pick the leaves and set them aside, then finely chop the roots and stem.

5. Meanwhile in a separate frying pan add butter and 1 Tbsp oil, when bubbling sauté coriander roots and stem with garlic for 2 minutes. Add sprouts. Season with salt and pepper. Cook on high heat until soft and crispy at the edges.

6. Place noodles in a large bowl, top with boiling water so the noodles are submerged. Loosen with a fork. Allow to sit for 2 minutes, drain well and keep warm.

7. Divide noodles into 4 bowls. Spoon over the laksa broth. Top with a fillet of fish and some cooked sprouts.

8. Garnish with spring onions and coriander leaves.

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By Jax Hamilton

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