Indonesian Chicken Satay With Peanut Sauce

The Delicious Spoon

Chicken and two simple ingredients are all you need to make this tasty Indonesian Chicken Satay recipe. Served alongside a simple and slightly spicy peanut sauce for dipping. A taste of Bali right in your own kitchen!

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Natural Creamy Peanut Butter

Key Ingredient


Indonesian Chicken Satay – boneless, skinless chicken thighs or breast – kecap manis – butter melted – large skewers or 16 small soaked in water Peanut Sauce – creamy unsweetened natural peanut butter – coconut milk canned – kecap manis – cloves garlic – lime juice – brown sugar – chili flakes

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1. In a large bowl add the sliced chicken, kecap manis and melted butter. Mix well to coat. Cover and place in the fridge to marinate for about 30 minutes.

Marinate the Chicken

2. Soak bamboo skewers in water while the chicken is marinating.

Prep the Bamboo Skewers

3. While the chicken is marinating make the peanut sauce by adding to a small bowl the peanut butter, coconut milk, additional kecap manis, garlic, lime juice, brown sugar and chili flakes. Whisk until smooth and set aside.

Make the Peanut Sauce

4. After the chicken has had time to marinate thread the chicken pieces tightly onto the skewers. Discard the water that the skewers were soaking in.

Thread the Chicken onto the Skewers

5. Heat the barbecue or grill to medium-high heat and lightly grease the grill. Place the chicken satay skewers on the grill for about 10 minutes per side basting with the remaining marinade each time to coat. Continue to cook turning occasionally and basting until the chicken is cooked and no longer pink in the centre and the internal temperature reaches 160F.

Preheat and Grill

6. Remove the chicken from the grill and serve alongside the peanut sauce for dipping.

Serve Alongside Peanut Sauce


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