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Gingered Mushroom & Prawn Laksa

Gingered Mushroom & Prawn Laksa

Serves 4


30ml/2tbsp vegetable oil

1 red pepper, deseeded and sliced

100g/4oz Crimini mushrooms, sliced

2.5cm/1in piece root ginger, peeled and grated

6 spring onions, trimmed and sliced

15ml/1 tbsp Laksa or Thai Red Curry paste

15ml/1 tbsp fish sauce

juice 1 lime

150g/5oz cooked tiger prawns

75g/3oz oyster mushrooms, torn into pieces

50g/2oz enoki mushrooms

1 (150g) pack ready to wok thread noodles

handful fresh coriander leaves

450ml/3/4pt chicken stock


1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan or wok. When hot add the pepper, Crimini mushrooms and ginger, stir fry for 2mins or until pale golden.

2. Add the spring onions, laksa paste, fish sauce, lime juice, prawns and stir well for 30seconds. Add the oyster mushrooms, enoki mushrooms, noodles, coriander and stock. Bring to the boil and simmer for 2mins. Serve straight away in bowls.