Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce - A Culinary Journey

Delight in the complex and vibrant flavors of Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce, a Southeast Asian classic that marries tender grilled chicken skewers with a creamy, nutty, and slightly spicy peanut sauce.

What is This Recipe?

Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce is a beloved dish hailing from the heart of Southeast Asia. This recipe is a culinary masterpiece that celebrates the region's rich and diverse flavors. Succulent chicken pieces are skillfully marinated in a blend of aromatic spices, threaded onto skewers, and expertly grilled. The pièce de résistance is the luscious peanut sauce, a perfect harmony of creamy, nutty, and mildly spicy notes.



Quick and Easy Recipe:

Our simplified Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce recipe brings the vibrant tastes of Southeast Asia to your kitchen with ease. It's designed for both the novice and seasoned home cook, ensuring that you can savor the exotic flavors without any culinary complexity.



How to make Chicken satay with peanut sauce.

  1. Let's start by making the marinade for the chicken. For this add all the ingredients for the marinade and blend them together in a blender.
  2. To the blended marinade, add the chicken and allow it to marinate for a minimum of 2 hours or preferably overnight.
  3. While the chicken is marinating, let's make the peanut sauce. For this start by adding the shallots garlic and Thai red chili in a saucepot with some oil. Sautee this for 1-2 minutes.
  4. To this add the peanut butter followed by all the other ingredients and cook for 7-8 minutes until the sauce turns thick and deep brown in color.
  5. Now let's cook the chicken, for this start by stacking the chicken on the skewers and then heating some oil in the Meyer Cast Iron Grill Pan over medium heat.
  6. Once the pan is hot, start placing the chicken on the pan and allow it to cook for 5-7 minutes on each side or until fully cooked and char marks appear on the outside of the chicken.
  7. Serve the chicken satay with some lemon wedges and the peanut sauce.

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Expert Tips

  1. Allow the chicken to marinate well so the flavors seep throughout the chicken.
  2. You can use different types of peanut butter to customize your sauce. We have used crunchy peanut butter for the added texture.
  3. Make sure to season the cast iron grill pan before using to avoid the chicken from sticking to the pan.

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