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chicken satay with peanut sauce - tasty marinated, grilled chicken with a yummy sauce
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5 from 3 votes

Chicken satay with peanut sauce

Deliciously flavor-packed marinated and grilled chicken with a tasty peanut sauce is a winning combination - one of our family favorites. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Malaysian
Servings: 2 -3
Calories: 783kcal
Author: Caroline's Cooking
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Ingredients

For the marinade

  • 1 tbsp lemongrass minced
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp ginger minced/grated
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed/grated
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 1 dash cayenne pepper or more to taste
  • 1 lb chicken 450g, breast or thighs

For the sauce

  • 4 ½ tbsp peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp tamarind concentrate
  • 1 tsp fish sauce
  • 1 clove garlic crushed/grated

Instructions

  • Mix together marinade ingredients in a container big enough for your chicken.
  • Cut chicken into around 1in chunks, across the grain as far as possible, and toss in marinade. Leave to marinate in the fridge for at least an hour, 3-4 if you have it.
  • Mix together the sauce ingredients and set aside until ready.
  • Thread the marinated chicken on to skewers and grill on the BBQ or under a broiler/grill until lightly charred and chicken is cooked through, around 15mins although it will depend on your grill and size of chicken pieces.

Video

Notes

(see video above)
NB prep time excludes marinating time, recommended at least an hour.

Nutrition

Calories: 783kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 53g | Fat: 54g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 170mg | Sodium: 1774mg | Potassium: 729mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 315IU | Vitamin C: 7.3mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 3.5mg