Chicken Skewers with Peanut Satay Sauce

Peanut satay reminds me Thai/Indonesian food. With a rich taste and textured flavour, it goes well with BBQ’d chicken skewers or any chicken dish as a matter of fact! Remember to soak wooden skewers overnight so they don’t burn.

Chicken Skewers

 Ingredients

  • 300g chicken strips, or breast cut into strips
  • Himalayan salt and cracked pepper to season
  • (optional) banana leaf to serve on

 Method

  1. Pierce a couple of strips of chicken onto the skewers and season with salt and pepper. Set aside.

 Peanut Satay Sauce

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • ½ brown onion finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 small birds-eye chilli, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup natural crunchy peanut butter
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • ½ tsp balsamic vinegar
  • ½ tsp honey

Peanut Satay Ingredients

 

Method

  1. Turn grill onto medium-high heat. (or fire up the BBQ)
  2. Heat oil in saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and cook until soft and golden (about 5 minutes).
  3. Add garlic and chilli and cook until aromas rise (about 1 minute). Remove from heat.
  4. Place chicken skewers under the grill to cook.
  5. Add peanut butter and stir to combine
  6. Place back onto a low heat then add the rest of the ingredients. Stir continuously until the sauce thickens. (about 3 minutes).
  7. Check on the skewers and turn to cook through and let the sauce cool down a bit.
  8. Serve on a banana leaf and enjoy either by pouring the sauce over the top or serving it in a bowl by the skewers.

Serves: about ¾ of a cup

 

Peanut Satay Sauce

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