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Balmain Bug Laksa

Ingredients
  Leek 200 Gram (1 Small Sized)
  Vegetable oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For Shallow Frying)
  Large prawns 630 Gram, uncooked (16 In Number)
  Water 750 Milliliter (3 Cups)
  Cooked balmain bugs 1 Kilogram, prepared (8 Medium Sized Pieces)
  Peanut oil 1 Tablespoon
  Laksa paste 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Coconut milk 750 Milliliter (3 Cups)
  Kaffir lime leaves 8
  Fish sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Thin egg noodles 200 Gram (Use Fresh)
  Red capsicum 150 Gram, thinly sliced (1 Small)
  Bean sprouts 100 Gram
  Snow peas 50 Gram, thinly sliced
  Green onions 4 , finely chopped
  Loosely packed fresh cilantro leaves 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (Or Coriander Leaves)
  Chopped cashews 35 Gram, roasted (1/4 Cup)
Directions

1.
Halve leek lengthways; discard roots and green stem, cut white section into thin strips.
Shallow-fry leek in vegetable oil, in batches, until browned lightly; drain on absorbent paper.
2.
Shell and devein prawns, leaving tails intact.
3.
Place the water in large pan, cover, bring to boil.
Add seafood; simmer, uncovered, about 2 minutes or until just cooked.
Drain seafood over large bowl; reserve stock.
4.
Heat peanut oil in large pan; cook paste, stirring, 2 minutes.
Add milk, lime leaves and reserved stock; simmer, uncovered, 15 minutes.
Stir in sauce and seafood; simmer about 2 minutes or until heated through.
5.
Meanwhile, place noodles in large heatproof bowl, cover with boiling water, stand until just tender; drain.
Divide noodles among serving bowls; add capsicum, sprouts, peas and seafood mixture.
Top with leek, onion, coriander and nuts.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Better Buy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Healthy
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1698 Calories from Fat 1020

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 116 g178.5%

Saturated Fat 56.7 g283.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 48.8 mg16.3%

Sodium 1413.8 mg58.9%

Total Carbohydrates 143 g47.6%

Dietary Fiber 6.5 g26.1%

Sugars 97.6 g

Protein 39 g78.9%

Vitamin A 36.7% Vitamin C 84.3%

Calcium 6.7% Iron 24.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Balmain Bug Laksa Recipe