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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I adore these! The trick is to add a bit of garlic, soy sauce & ginger and let the water boil down till it coats the noodles really well. If preferred it also makes the noodles really soft and full of flavour.
These taste waaaaaaaay better when drained and served/eaten.
The thing is to be fair to all, I have to review based on the method printed on the package. But I bet you’re right!