Spicy prawn laska (Serves 4)
1 tsp ginger (or 1 small thumb, chopped)
1 tsp garlic (or 1 clove, chopped)
1 tsp red chilli (or 1 red chilli, chopped)
1 tsp lemongrass (or 1 stick, chopped)
Splash of oil, for frying
20 raw prawns, shelled
400ml coconut milk
2 tbsp fish sauce
Juice 1 lime
Mix together the garlic, ginger, chillies and lemongrass.
Heat a splash of oil in a large pan or wok and fry the prawns and spice paste for 2 mins.
Add the coconut milk, fish sauce, lime juice and beansprouts, and gently simmer for 5 mins.
Serve the laksa, spooned over rice or noodles garnished with strips of cucumber, fresh coriander and chopped salted peanuts.