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Taste of a Traveller


Ep 1 - Wholegrain noodle Larb- Thai meal

Taste of a Traveller on TV ONE and TVNZ OnDemand

Prep time 10|Cook time 15|Serves 2-4



1/4 cup rice

1/2 chicken breast, minced

1 chicken thigh, trim fat, minced

4 kaffir lime leaves, finely sliced

2 1/2 dried red chili's, ground

1/2 lemon, juiced

1/2 lime, juiced

1 shallot, finely sliced

1/3 red onion, finely diced

2 tbs Asian Home Gourmet Fish Sauce

1/2 cup mint leaves

1/2 cup coriander leaves

200g Trident Wholegrain Noodles

Finely sliced cucumber, to serve



Heat a frying pan over a medium heat, add the rice and toss to toast rice until grains are golden. Cool, then place in a mortar, using a pestle pound rice into a fine powder.


Place the chicken in a saucepan, just cover with water, place over a low heat and gently bring to a simmer until chicken is just cooked. Add the lime leaves, chili, lemon and lime juice, shallot, red onion and fish sauce.


Stir through the mint and coriander leaves. Finally combine with the noodles and serve with cucumber