A bowl of tangy, spicy fish-based rice noodle soup from Malaysian, and prominently in Penang, assam laksa is mostly eaten as a light meal or as a snack. Although assam laksa is generally a healthy dish, it can give you between 300 to 400 calories if you buy it from food stalls. Chef Alexandra Prabaharan has a much healthier version at just 251 calories. Get the recipe here.