If you are tired of eating the chicken always in the same way, we advise you to try this really delicious Asian recipe.
It is about the satay chicken skewers, marinated, grilled and then served with a peanut sauce greedy.
Not the usual chicken
Chicken satay is a typical recipe from the area of Malaysia and ofIndonesia.
These are very flavorful chicken skewers because marinated for a couple of hours in a sauce made with coconut milk, lemon and fish sauce.
Cooking is very fast because you just have to pass them through a few minutes on a hot plate, but the really interesting thing is the accompanying sauce. If you love the peanuts you will love it!
This dish can be served with plain basmati rice steamed to become an extraordinary single dish that will leave everyone speechless.
The recipe for chicken satay with peanut sauce
300 g chicken breast
For the peanut sauce
150 g coconut milk
2 tablespoons peanut butter
half a spoonful of fish sauce
half a teaspoon lemon juice
half chopped spring onion
For the marinade
half a clove of minced garlic
fresh grated ginger
1 tablespoon of soy sauce
1 tsp chili powder
fresh cilantro (optional)
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon sunflower oil
1 tsp brown sugar
For the marinade, put all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
Then cut the chicken into strips and add it to the sauce.
Cover and let it rest in the refrigerator for about two hours.
After this time, make skewers with chicken banners and then cook them on a very hot non-stick plate.
Meanwhile, prepare the peanut sauce.
Pour all the ingredients into a pan, bring to a boil and cook over low heat for 3 minutes.
Serve the skewers with the sauce on the side.
The ingredients you may not find
Some ingredients may be a bit difficult to find.
One above all fish sauce which is part of the peanut dressing.
Not easy to find, but not impossible either.
You will certainly find it online, but it is also available in many supermarkets, in the ethnic department, usually alongside soy sauce and ingredients for sushi. If you can't find it, omit it.
The fresh cilantro it can be replaced by the dry one, but if you don't like that very particular taste, don't put it on.
For what concern peanut butter, you will have no problem finding it, but be careful to choose that one unsweetened.
You can also do this at home by simply blending lightly roasted peanuts, without even adding oil.
You will get a very good cream that you can use in many ways, as well as in the chicken sauce.