spoiltpig - Gammon recipe - Gammon Laksa

Gammon Laksa

A tasty Thai-style curry need not be the reserve of chicken or seafood. Try this hearty, tasty and warming Laksa with our spoiltpig gammon steaks. A simple to make, warming curry this is a bit different, with a little hit of spice. Be warned, it’s very very moreish.

What you'll need:

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 200g unsmoked gammon, diced
  • 75g (2.6oz) laksa paste
  • 200ml (0.8 cup) reduced fat coconut milk
  • 450ml (1.9 cups) hot chicken stock
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 150g (5.3oz) green beans
  • 200g (7oz) mangetout (snow peas)
  • 12 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 4 spring onions, sliced
  • 1 lime, sliced
  • 1 mild chilli, deseeded and sliced
  • Handful of fresh coriander (cilantro)

How to prepare:

Serves: 3-4
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 20 mins

Heat the oil in a pot over medium heat and fry the diced gammon for about 2 mins until done. Remove the gammon pieces and set aside.

Add laksa paste to the pot and stir-fry for 1 min until fragrant. Add the coconut milk, chicken stock and soy sauce bring to the boil, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 15 mins.

Add the beans and simmer for 5 mins, then add the mangetout, gammon and tomatoes and simmer for a further 2 mins.

Ladle the gammon laksa into bowls and top with spring onions, limes, chilli and coriander.

Tips - add some rice noodles for a more substantial meal.

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