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Grilled Chicken Satay

Grilled Chicken Satay Skewers with peanut butter sauce, a fantastic appetizer that will be the star of any party. Absolutely flavourful and tasty, super easy to make, these skewers are the best of the grilling season. They can also be easily made on a grilling pan to be enjoyed all year around. Low carb, gluten free, and just heaven.
Prep Time2 hrs
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time2 hrs 15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 328kcal


For the chicken skewers:

  • 3 chicken breasts, cut into chunks
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • ½ teaspoon 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 tablespoon peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 cm fresh ginger root grated
  • 1 teaspoon cornflour
  • juice from ½ lime
  • 1 teaspoon honey


  • To make the marinade, combine all ingredients (minus the parsley), coat the chicken breast well, and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  • Arrange the chicken pieces on a few skewers.
  • Place the chicken on the grill and cook on both sides for about 3-4 minutes, until cooked through.
  • 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.
  • In a small bowl, combine the cornflour with 2 tablespoons of the stock, mix well, then add to the pan.
  • Stir well until the sauce thickens slightly, add the lime juice, give it a good mix, then remove from the heat.
  • Place the chicken skewers on a serving plate, brush the chicken with the peanut sauce, and retain the rest of the sauce for dipping.
  • Garnish with freshly chopped parsley (or coriander).


Calories: 328kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 110mg | Sodium: 1344mg | Potassium: 822mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 53IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg