This delicious, authentic Malaysian dish has been a SimplyCook customer favourite from day one. Halfway between a spicy noodle soup and a curry, this dish ticks all the flavour boxes as well as being nutritious with the inclusion of asparagus and butternut squash. 

Cook our delicious Malay Laksa in just Minutes

We’ve sourced and blended all of the unique flavour ingredients to make our authentic Malay Laksa. We bring these all together in a recipe kit, which consists of 3 flavour pots; a Chicken Stock pot, a Laksa Paste pot and a Malay Garnish pot. Simply follow our recipe, adding a few items from your fridge, to cook this delicious Malay Laksa in just 20 minutes.

How Our Recipes Kits Work

We provide flavour ingredients:

  • Chicken Stock
  • Laksa Paste
  • Malay Garnish

Your shopping list:

tin coconut milk
asparagus spears
chicken thigh fillets
fresh vermicelli (thin) rice noodles (or 200g dried rice noodles)
butternut squash
of coriander(optional)
lime (optional)

Our 20 minute recipe

  • 1.

    Fry the chicken

    Heat a little oil in a large pot over medium heat and gently fry the butternut squash for 2 mins.

    Add the LAKSA PASTE and the chicken. Mix well and stir fry for 3 mins.

  • 2.

    Add the coconut milk

    Boil 350ml water in a kettle and then pour it into the pot.

    Add the CHICKEN STOCK and mix well.

    Then add the coconut milk, stir well and bring it to the boil, then reduce the heat to medium-low and let it simmer for 7-8 mins. 

  • 3.

    Add the noodles

    Add the rice noodles, asparagus spears and MALAY GARNISH to the laksa and simmer for 3 more mins or until the asparagus is tender. 

  • 4.


    Ladle your laksa into deep bowls and sprinkle with coriander (if using) and a squeeze of lime.


Malay Laksa Reviews

BASED ON reviews

Joshua - Dec 06, 2019

Very tasty, but needed thickening.

Emma - Nov 20, 2019

So far my favourite! Lovely and balanced full of flavour, will be making this again. ????Mmmm

Martin - Nov 18, 2019


Julie - Nov 11, 2019

I left my 2 kids (16 & 12) to cook this which they found very easy to follow and it tasted absolutely delicious.

Aileen - Nov 10, 2019

Really tasty. Used chicken breast instead of thighs

Bartek - Nov 08, 2019

I actually expected more flavour from laksa but it was good

Julie - Nov 08, 2019

Easy to prepare and cook and very tasty. I’m a wimp when it comes to over spicy food but even though this was a medium heat it was so tasty you over come the heat !

Camilla - Nov 07, 2019

Love it

Nicole - Nov 07, 2019

Absolutely delicious and so quick and easy to prepare

Nadina - Nov 06, 2019

Delicious - added a little soy sauce and extra noodles and chicken and it was lovely.

Gillian - Nov 04, 2019


Tonia - Nov 03, 2019

Really tasty dish, so far all have been lovely

James - Nov 02, 2019

Very tasty but as others have mentioned far too large quantity of noodles absorbs all the liquid.

Hannah - Nov 02, 2019

Amazing so impressed so far

Christine - Oct 28, 2019

Gorgeous, put noodles in a bowl before adding sauce, went down a treat x

Kelly - Oct 27, 2019

Really enjoyed this, but would use less dried noodles next time I make it.

Helen - Oct 27, 2019

Really enjoy this dish. We keep re-ordering it

Claire - Oct 25, 2019

It was ok

Melanie - Oct 24, 2019

Gave this to a friend to try she highly recommended it and has now signed up for simply cook

Linda - Oct 24, 2019


Linda - Oct 24, 2019

Very quick and tasty

Lee-Anne - Oct 23, 2019

Our first box and really enjoyed it ! Very creamy and filling x

Veronique - Oct 22, 2019

Beautiful and not too spicy, my kids loved it too!

Lee-Anne - Oct 22, 2019

First one we tried. Really enjoyed it. Creamy and filling !

kayleigh - Oct 21, 2019

Not to keen on this personally but still a nice dish if it’s for you

Karen - Oct 16, 2019

Delicious, but just a little too salty.

Judith - Oct 15, 2019

Really tasty with just the right amount of spice

Debra - Oct 12, 2019

Family have a wonderful time eating this

Janine - Oct 12, 2019


Charlotte - Oct 11, 2019


Gemma - Oct 10, 2019

This was so disappointing we have had Laksa In Kuching Malaysia and this tastes nothing like it

Jo - Oct 09, 2019


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Diane - Oct 08, 2019

Loved it so much

Nicky - Oct 08, 2019


Gail - Oct 07, 2019

Doesn’t look much to look at but this dish taste amazing definitely have again

Karen - Oct 07, 2019

Very spicy, but tasty

Hayley - Oct 02, 2019

Simply lovely

Caroline - Oct 02, 2019

Loved this one

KATARZYNA - Oct 01, 2019

I love it but it was to spice for kids

Paula - Sep 28, 2019

Very tasty, not heavy, really good with coriander

Keylee - Sep 28, 2019

Family loved this one went down a right treat

Michelle - Sep 26, 2019

Smelt lovely but tasted rather bland we all thought as a family - I had to add a few spices at the end to try and give it some flavour!

Keith - Sep 24, 2019

Fab! ????

Eloise - Sep 23, 2019

Too large a quantity of noodles in the recipe, so they absorbed up all the sauce, leaving none.

Sarah - Sep 22, 2019

Really easy to follow instructions very delicious was a big hit with my family

Natalie - Sep 22, 2019

Really creamy. Had it again heated up for lunch


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