Chicken Satay Skewers

Tender and flavorful chicken breast (or thighs) meat on a stick. Served with creamy peanut butter sauce.

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– 6-12 wooden skewers (soaked in water) – 2 lb chicken (breast or thighs, bite-sized) – 2 tbsp soy sauce – 2 tsp yellow curry powder – 1 tsp turmeric – 1 tsp chili powder – 1 tsp garlic powder – 1 tsp grated ginger (optional) – 1 tsp brown sugar or maple syrup – 1-2 tbsp vegetable or olive oil – 1/2 tsp salt – 1/4 tsp black pepper – 1/4 tsp onion powder – 2 lemongrass stalks (white parts, chopped) Peanut Sauce: – 1/4 cup peanut butter – 2 tbsp soy sauce – 1 tbsp lemon or lime juice – 2 tsp sesame oil (or vegetable oil) – 2-3 tbsp water – 1/4 tsp garlic powder – 1/4 tsp grated ginger (optional) – 1 tsp hot sauce (chili or Sriracha, to taste) – 1 tsp sweetener (brown sugar, honey, or agave nectar) Toppings: – Sesame seeds – Fresh cilantro – Hot red pepper flakes – Peanuts (optional)

Step 1

Soak the wooden skewers. Cut chicken into bite sized pieces or into thin tenders.

Step 2

In a bowl combine all ingredients for the marinade. Add the chicken, stir to coat the meat into the marinade.

Step 3

Marinate for 6 hours or overnight. Thread chicken onto the wooden skewers. Grill the skewers for 3 minutes per side, until fully cooked and charred.

Step 4

PEANUT SAUCE: Mix all ingredients in a small bowl. Serve with the chicken.


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