Thai Chicken satay with easy peanut sauce
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Thai Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce

These Thai Chicken Satay skewers are easy to make and full of flavor. Adding this creamy and delicious peanut sauce with a kick on the side takes it over the top in deliciousness!
Course Entree
Cuisine thai
Keyword chicken satay, peanut butter sauce, peanut sauce, thai chicken
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
marinade time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 350kcal
Author Ashlee Marie

Ingredients

Satay

  • 1/2 small onion chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves crushed
  • 2 Tbsp ginger root chopped
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 dried red chili pepper or 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 1 pound chicken tenders

Peanut sauce

  • 3/4 C coconut milk
  • 4 Tbsp peanut butter
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1-2 dried red chilies finely chopped

Instructions

Satay

  • put everything but the chicken in a food processor or blender and blend until smooth
  • put the marinade and chicken into a ziplock bag and marinade 4 hours or more
  • soak bamboo skewers for 20 mins
  • slide the chicken tenders onto the skewers
  • grill on high for 8-10 mins on each side - you can brush with the marinade as needed
  • discard the rest of the marinade

Peanut sauce

  • Place everything in a saucepan and heat on low stirring constantly

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Nutrition

Calories: 350kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 1134mg | Potassium: 765mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 264IU | Vitamin C: 40mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 3mg