Gaeng pu sen mee

Gaeng pu sen mee

10 mins Prep · 20 mins Cook

Make the most popular dish at Buabok, the main restaurant at the Amanpuri in Phuket, in the comfort of your own home

Created by Spinneys
Prep time 10 minutes
Cook time 20 minutes
Serves 2
Cuisine Thai
Diet Healthy
Preparation Moderate
Nutrition (per serving)
Calories 624
Fat 33.3g
Saturates 20.8g
Protein 21.7g
Carbs 59.7g
Sugars 9.8g
Given the cook-at-home nature of Spinneys and natural variations in ingredients, nutritional information is approximated. See details

Cooking Instructions

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Slice the betel leaves and red chilli. Set aside.


Pour the coconut milk into a deep pot placed over a medium-high heat. Add the curry paste and stir, bringing the mixture to a boil. Add the fish sauce, sugar, crab meat and betel leaves. Stir well while cooking for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and set aside.


Meanwhile, cook the vermicelli noodles in a large pot of boiling water according to packet instructions. Drain the noodles, shaping them into mounds.


Place the pumpkin and okra into the boiling water to cook for 5 minutes, then remove and set aside.


Pour the crab curry in a coconut shell or serving dish then garnish with the grated coconut, kaffir lime leaves and coriander.


Serve the crab curry with the vermicelli noodles and vegetables.