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Chicken satay |chicken satay recipe 

Homestyle chicken satay in garnished plate chicken satay recipe
Chicken satay

Chicken satay is a very popular and sought after chicken dish. It is a dish from Indonesia and  popular in Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. There are many types of chicken satay, you can try . But the best and healthy one is Thai chicken satay.

Chicken satay are basically diced or sliced chicken pieces shewered in bamboo or wooden Shewer and grilled or barbequed in charcoal fire . Then served with a beautiful peanut butter sauce.

Thai recipes are very healthy due to the inclusion of many healthy ingredients in a dish. They are popular through out the world.

For more easy homestyle Thai recipe

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You can find the uses of fresh basil leaves, Thai Ginger, lemongrass, coconut milk and many more in Thai recipes.

Today we are going to make chicken satay recipe with peanut butter sauce.

Peanuts butter is favorite in adults and children as well. It has lots of health benefits as well.

health benefits of peanut butter :-

* It  can boost a person's heart health.

* Can improve blood sugar levels.

* Provide good amount of protein.

* Rich in essential Vitamins (niacin and vitamin B 6)

* And minerals like Magnesium, Phosphorus and Zinc.

So let starts to make this beautiful children satay recipe Thai.

Preparation time :- 15 minutes

Cooking time :- 8 minutes

Difficulty :- Easy

Yields :- 2 servings

Ingredients  for chicken satay recipe :-

* 2 Chicken breast .

You can also use boneless cubes of chicken pieces or chicken supreme pieces

* 6 wooden sticks ( satay stick)

* 1 teaspoon Thai Red curry paste.

* 4-5 fresh basil leaves.

* 1/3 teaspoon fine chopped Thai Ginger.

* 1/4 teaspoon fine chopped lemongrass.

* 1/4 teaspoon chopped Garlic.

* 3 teaspoon Coconut milk powder.

* 1/4 teaspoon chopped ginger.

* 1/4 teaspoon White pepper powder.

* 1/2 teaspoon ginger garlic paste ( optional)

* Salt as per taste.

* 1/2 teaspoon oil

Chicken breast pieces for chicken satay recipe
Chicken breast

Chicken supreme pieces for chicken satay recipe
Chicken supreme pieces

Bamboo or wooden stick for chicken satay recipe
Wooden stick

Basil leaves, Thai ginger, lemongrass, chopped Garlic and ginger for chicken satay recipe
Basil leaves, Thai Ginger, lemongrass, chopped ginger and garlic

Thai Red curry paste, coconut milk powder, white pepper powder, salt for chicken satay recipe
Thai Red curry paste, coconut milk powder, salt, white pepper powder

Step by step instructions to make chicken satay recipe :-

* Slice the chicken breast pieces into length wise 4-5 inch long and about 1 inch wide.

* Take a mixing bowl and add all the ingredients one by one to make a medium thick paste.

Paste for chicken satay recipe
Thick paste

* Don't add any water to the mixture. Coconut milk powder will do that job for water.

* If you find it hard to  chopped the lemongrass and Thai ginger, make a paste of them and use .

* Now take the sliced chicken pieces and coat them with the above mixture and keep  to marinate.

Coated slice chicken pieces for chicken satay recipe
Coated and marinated chicken pieces

* Shewer the chicken slice pieces into the wooden stick one by one. You can soak the satay stick in water for 2 hours prior to cook. This will prevent the sticks to get burnt.

Shewer chicken pieces in wooden stick for chicken satay recipe
Shewered in wooden stick

You can cook chicken satay by following methods.....

            1. Using a non stick pan or heavy cast iron skillet

            2. Deep fried in oil

            3. By baking in Oven
* Heat a non stick pan on  medium flame and grease with little oil.

* Place the chicken sticks on the pan and grill them on medium flame.

Cooking chicken pieces on Non stick pan for chicken satay recipe
On Non stick pan

* When one side of the chicken pieces crisp and roast flip them and roast another side till done.

Crisp and roasted chicken pieces on pan for chicken satay recipe
Golden roasted chicken pieces

* Remove them from the pan and arrange in a platter and serve with peanut butter sauce.

* Or you can spread the peanut butter sauce over the chicken pieces and serve them.

Peanut butter sauce spread over chicken satay
Peanut butter sauce over chicken satay
For deep frying chicken satay you need to heat oil in a deep vessel pan or kadai in medium flame.

When the oil become hot put the presoaked satay sticks with chicken pieces and lower the fire flame . Let it cook for 5-6 minutes in slow flame till crisp.

Remove them in kitchen paper to absorb excess oil.  Now tossed them in peanut butter sauce in a pan and serve.

You can baked the chicken satay pieces in an oven . They taste really good.

Chicken satay  peanut sauce

Ingredients :- 

* 2-3 teaspoon peanut butter ( store brought)

* White pepper powder ( small pinch)

* Sugar as per taste.

* Chilly flakes (or green chili paste) as per taste.

* Corn starch (optional) to make the sauce thick.

* Water as required

Method of preparation for chicken satay sauce :-

* Heat a non stick pan on slow flame and add the peanut butter.

* Add white pepper, sugar, Chilly flakes and stir. Add 3-4 teaspoon water and let it come to boil.

* Taste the seasoning and thickness of the sauce.

* If it not thick, mix 1/2 teaspoon of Corn starch in water and mix with the sauce and heat to boil.

* Transfer the sauce in a monkey bowl or sauce bowl to serve. You can spread directly over the chicken satay pieces and serve.

Peanut butter sauce for Chicken satay recipe
Peanut butter sauce

                  SERVING TIPS

What to serve with chicken satay?

Chicken satay is generally served as a starter or appetizer but can be served as a side dish with many main courses.

Peanut butter sauce is served with chicken satay in a sauce bowl or can be spread over the chicken satay while serving.

You can take chicken satay with steamed Jasmine rice or Coconut rice.

It can also be served along with Thai fried rice and with stir fry Thai basil noodles.

                 NUTRITIONAL VALUE

Calories :- 235 kcal

Carbohydrate :- 7g  |  Protein :- 10g

Fats :- 19g  | Saturated fats :- 8g

Cholesterol :- 39mg

                 RECIPE NOTES

* You can choose chicken pieces for the chicken satay recipe according to your choice. Chicken breast pieces or chicken supreme pieces can be used. But for a juicy succulent chicken, chicken leg boneless is best.

* If using homemade Thai curry paste then you need to add fish sauce and sugar 1 teaspoon each in the marination.

* Commercial peanut butter has sugar and other additives and less water is required to achieve the right consistency.

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