Laksa Lemak Recipe

Prepare a spicy, savory Malay classic dish in no time at all.


Laksa Lemak Recipe

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Preparation Time

5 mins.

Cooking Time

18 mins.

Serving Size



  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 1/2 cup leeks, sliced diagonally
  • 1 cup milk, evaporated
  • 2 cups water
  • 400 g maya-maya fillet, chunks
  • 1/4 cup bell pepper, red, cut into cubes
  • 1 cup snow peas
  • 1 Tbsp wansuy, chopped
  • 2 pcs siling labuyo, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 50 g sotanghon, soaked in cold water


1. Heat oil in a wok and stir fry leeks.
2. Add dissolved DEL MONTE Quick 'n Easy Curry Mix in evaporated milk and water to the pan then bring to a boil.
3. Add fish fillet, bell peppers, snow peas, wansuy, and siling labuyo. Season with salt. Simmer for 3 minutes. Add drained sotanghon and simmer for 5 minutes. Serve.

Lusog Notes

This dish is a source of calcium and vitamin C. Calcium helps in the formation and maintenance of strong bones and teeth while vitamin C helps fight common infections and in wound healing.

Chef's Tip

Soaking the sotanghon in water rehydrates the noodles and will help it cook faster.

Cooking Skills Needed

  • Boiling
  • Simmering
  • Frying

Cooking Tools Needed

  • Bowls
  • Measuring Cups
  • Spatula
  • Chopping Board
  • Measuring Spoon
  • Strainer
  • Knife
  • Pot
  • Tongs

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