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Authentic Chicken Satay

Authentic Chicken Satay


  • Author: The Cooking Jar
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 45 mins
  • Yield: 4-6 1x
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Ingredients

  • 2 lb. chicken tenders, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1 red onion, cut into bite sized wedges
  • 1 cucumber, cut into bite sized wedges

Marinade:

  • 10 shallots, minced
  • 3 teaspoons garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, minced
  • 1/2 tablespoon lemongrass, minced
  • 2 teaspoons ground fennel
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon shrimp paste
  • 4 tablespoons brown sugar

Basting

  • 2 tablespoons oil mixed with 1 teaspoon sugar

Satay Sauce


Instructions

  1. Blend the marinade ingredients into a coarse paste and marinate with the chicken overnight
  2. Soak the bamboo skewers in water for 10 minutes
  3. Skewer the meat onto the sticks, starting 4 inches away from the bottom. Roughly 6 pieces per stick.
  4. Grill until both sides are cooked, about 5 minutes each side and baste each skewer once with sugar oil
  5. Dish and serve hot with peanut sauce and accompaniments

Notes

Yields about 20 skewers.

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