Chicken Satay Recipe

Chicken Satay With Peanut Sauce

Quick and easy: Chicken satay recipe

Bring the taste of Asian street food to your table.

Chicken Satay Recipe

Chicken Satay With Peanut Sauce

I had the privilege to attend a cooking course in Thailand and his satay recipe is very easy and very tasty. You can use pork or beef, instead of chicken, as a variation.

Serve as a starter or main course. 

Chicken Satay Recipe

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Recipe by Melissa Jacobs Course: Lunch, Light Meal, SidesCuisine: ThaiDifficulty: Easy
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Ingredients – SaTAY MARINADE

  • 1 kg chicken fillets

  • 1/4 cup soya sauce

  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil

  • 2 tablspoons Asian chilli sauce

  • 1/4 cup dark brown sugar, packed

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 2 tablespoons coriander, chopped

  • 2 limes, juiced

  • 1 tablepoon peanut oil

  • 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter

  • 1/2 cup coconut milk

  • 1/2 teaspoon chilli sauce

  • juice of a lime

Method – SATAY

  • Cut the chicken breasts into 1/4 inch cubes. 
  •  In a container, mix all the ingredients together.
  • Place all the chicken cubes in the marinade. Place in the fridge for 2 hours.
  • Thread three pieces of chicken on a skewer.
  • On a grill pan, medium heat, grill the chicken skewer until golden brown approximately 3-4 minutes per side.
  • In a saucepan, heat the oil on low heat. Add the rest of the ingredients. Mix until smooth. Remove from heat. Let cool.
  • Serve your satay with basmati rice, slices of cucumber  or a garden salad. Sprinkle with fresh coriander leaves.

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