April 23, 2016

#2011: Trident 2 Minute Laksa Flavour Noodles

Here’s another one sent by Jen from Australia! Thank you very much! So I though hey – laksa! Sounds good to me! Such a safe looking package too – why not check it out?

Here’s the back of the package (click to enlarge). Contains shrimp. To prepare, add the noodle block to 500ml boiling water and cook for 2 minutes. Add in sachet contents. Stir and enjoy!

The noodle block.

The powder soup base.

Has a kind of asam laska scent maybe?

An oil sachet.

Smells like curry – okay, now I’m confused.

Finished (click to enlarge). Added Salad Cosmo mung bean sprouts, crushed red pepper, Dodo fish balls, tau pok, hard boiled egg and mint. This one was interesting. The noodles are your standard instant – regular gauge and soft chew. The broth however had me confused from the start. The acidic scent of the powder base had me thinking asaam laksa, but the oil smelled like curry. Put them together you end up with this broth, which is basically a creamy colored ginger-laden, watery and thin thing that makes me think they were going for something else but though ‘hey, this is pretty good – why not just call it laksa.’ Bummed. 2.0 out of 5.0 stars. EAN bar code 9310182300623.

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Products cooked according to package instructions. Product reviews done prior to adding any additional ingredients.

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