Laksa Lemak

Preparation info
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    as a one-bowl meal
    • Difficulty


Appears in
New Wave Asian: A Guide to the Southeast Asian Food Revolution

By Sri Owen

Published 2002

  • About

The original rice noodle soup with coconut milk, this classic Malaysian one-bowl meal, delicious and satisfying as it is, is rapidly becoming an international favourite, and it’s easy to understand why. It is important, however, to use the right ingredients and to cook them the right way, without skimping or cutting corners. Some of the best laksa I’ve ever had were in Asian food courts in Australia, where crowds of office workers gathered for lunch and the staff must have been cooking huge