Chiang Mai curry noodles


Serves 4

3 nests of egg noodles
1 tbsp vegetable oil
2 tsp Thai red curry paste
¼ tsp turmeric
500ml chicken stock
1 x 400ml tin of coconut milk
4 chicken fillets, chopped into bite-sized pieces
1 tbsp brown sugar
1 tbsp fish sauce
Large handful of fresh basil leaves, plus extra to serve

  1. Cook the noodles according to the package instructions until just cooked. Drain well, then rinse under cold water and set aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a wok or large pan over a high heat. Add the curry paste and cook for 1-2 minutes, stirring, until aromatic.
  3. Add the turmeric, stock and coconut milk and stir to combine. Simmer for 2-3 minutes or until heated through.
  4. Add the chicken and simmer for 8-10 minutes until cooked through. Stir in the sugar, fish sauce and basil leaves.
  5. Divide the cooked noodles among serving bowls. Ladle over the soup. Scatter with some extra basil to serve.

Per serving:
585kcals, 36.3g fat (24.7g saturated), 21.7g carbs, 6.3g sugars, 44.4g protein, 2.9g fibre, 1.016g sodium