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Chicken satay skewers with crunchy peanut butter sauce
Grilled Chicken Satay Skewers with Peanut Butter Sauce
Prep Time
2 hrs
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
2 hrs 15 mins

Grilled Chicken Satay Skewers with crunchy peanut butter sauce make a perfect dish for any party. Serve them as an appetizer or even as a main dish together with a fresh green salad, there will be no leftovers, that's for sure.

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: asian recipes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 412 kcal
Author: Daniela Apostol
For the chicken skewers:
  • 250 g diced chicken breast
  • 1 tbsp crunchy peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 cm fresh ginger root grated
  • parsley to garnish
For the peanut butter sauce
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 2 tbsp crunchy peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 cm fresh ginger root grated
  • 1 tsp cornflour
  • juice from 1/2 lime
  • 1 tsp honey
  1. To make the marinade, combine all ingredients (minus the parsley), coat the chicken breast well, and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  2. Bring the grill pan to a medium to high heat, place the chicken and grill on both sides for about 3-4 minutes, until cooked through.
  3. Arrange the chicken pieces on a few skewers.
  4. To make the sauce, pour the chicken stock in a pan over a medium heat, add the ginger, garlic, peanut butter, soy sauce and honey and give it a good stir.
  5. In a small bowl, combine the cornflour with 2 tablespoons of the stock, mix well, then add to the pan.
  6. Stir well until the sauce thickens slightly, add the lime juice, give it a good mix, then remove from the heat.
  7. Place the chicken skewers on a serving plate, brush the chicken with the peanut sauce, and retain the rest of the sauce for dipping.
  8. Garnish with freshly chopped parsley (or coriander).
Nutrition Facts
Grilled Chicken Satay Skewers with Peanut Butter Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 412 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 83mg28%
Sodium 2439mg102%
Potassium 820mg23%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 39g78%
Vitamin A 40IU1%
Vitamin C 2.9mg4%
Calcium 19mg2%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.