Spicy Prawn Laska
— Serves 4

Prep: 2 minutes  Cook: 5 minutes


1 tsp Very Lazy ginger  (or 1 small thumb, chopped)
1 tsp Very Lazy garlic (or 1 clove, chopped)
1 tsp Very Lazy 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
100g beansprouts


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. 

Recipe from verylazy.com/recipes

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