Chicken Satay Skewers with Peanut Sauce

Skewered marinated Thai Flavored deliciously tender and mouthwatering Chicken Satay is a nice addition to any home cooking menu. Change up  the normal rotation with a simple to create healthy meal that is full of flavor and features a luscious peanut dip. Enjoy these gorgeous coconut milk soaked little beauties with rice, lettuce or just the way they are. Dip the bamboo skewers in the sauce to transport your tastebuds to new delicate rich and smooth sensations.  The marinade and the sauce partner together to enhance the tantalization of your taste receptors and the juicy filling chicken satisfy your hunger as an elegant self reward.

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Delicious Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce

Marinate Ingredients

Trim the fat off the chicken thighs. Cut into cubes (¾” x ¾”).

Place the chicken cubes in a large bowl. Add the rest of the marinade ingredients and mix well until everything is evenly coated.

Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours but preferably overnight.

Soak the 6″ skewers in water for 1 hour.

Thread the chicken into the skewers. Recommended: brush chicken with oil.

Preheat the grill to medium-high.

Place chicken skewers on the grill and cook for 12-16 mintues. Turn the skewers occasionally, until they are fully cooked (internal should be about 165°F). T

ransfer to a plate and tent with aluminum foil until ready to serve.

Peanut Sauce Ingredients

In a bowl: combine soy sauce, sugar, chili, lime, ginger, peanut butter & hot water (make sure to add the hot water last).

Mix until the sauce is smooth. Add more hot to achieve your desired consistency. Set aside.

Add crushed roasted peanuts & red peppers to the sauce. Garnish with cilantro.

Serve & Enjoy!

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Chicken Satay Skewers with Peanut Sauce

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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Marinate 3 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs 35 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian, Thai
Servings 12
Calories

Equipment

  • Skewers

Ingredients
  

Marinate

  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken thighs cut into cubes
  • cup coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp minced lemongrass
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 small shallots minced

Peanut Sauce

  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter
  • cup hot water
  • 2 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp lime juice about 1
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp chili sauce (Sambal Oelek, Gochujang or Sriracha) adjust to your liking
  • 1 tsp ginger grated

Instructions
 

Marinate

  • Trim the fat off the chicken thighs. Cut into cubes (¾" x ¾").
  • Place the chicken cubes in a large bowl. Add the rest of the marinade ingredients and mix well until everything is evenly coated. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours but preferably overnight.

Peanut Sauce

  • In a bowl: combine soy sauce, sugar, chili, lime, ginger, peanut butter & hot water (make sure to add the hot water last). Mix until the sauce is smooth. Add more hot to achieve your desired consistency. Set aside.

Grill

  • Soak the 6" skewers in water for 1 hour. Thread the chicken into the skewers. Recommended: brush chicken with oil.
  • Preheat the grill to medium-high.
  • Place chicken skewers on the grill and cook for 12-16 mintues. Turn the skewers occasionally, until they are fully cooked (internal should be about 165°F). Transfer to a plate and tent with aluminum foil until ready to serve.

Add crushed roasted peanuts & red peppers to the sauce. Garnish with cilantro.

    Serve & Enjoy!

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