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Chicken Satay

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  Boneless chicken breast fillets 1 Pound, cut into 1 cm/1/2 in wide strips
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Finely grated fresh ginger 1 Tablespoon
  Ground coriander 1 Teaspoon
  Light soy sauce 3 Tablespoon
For satay sauce
  Red shallots/1 small red onion 6
  Fresh red chillies 2 , roughly chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Shrimp paste 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Coconut milk 4 Fluid Ounce (1/2 Cup, 125 Milliliter)
  Light soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Lime juice 1 Tablespoon
  Roasted chopped peanuts 3 Ounce (90 Gram)

1. Thread chicken onto lightly oiled bamboo skewers and place in a shallow glass or ceramic dish. Combine garlic, ginger, coriander and soy sauce and pour over skewers. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
2. To make sauce, place shallots or onion, chillies, garlic and shrimp paste (if using) in a food processor or blender and process to make a smooth paste. Heat oil in a wok or frying pan over a high heat, add paste and cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until golden. Stir in coconut milk, soy sauce, lime juice and peanuts and cook, stirring, until mixture is heated through. If the sauce is too thick add a little water.
3. Drain skewers and cook under a preheated hot grill or on a hot barbecue grill for 2 minutes each side or until cooked. Serve with sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 284 Calories from Fat 134

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.3%

Saturated Fat 5.8 g28.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 43.8 mg14.6%

Sodium 1154.8 mg48.1%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.8%

Dietary Fiber 3.1 g12.2%

Sugars 3.2 g

Protein 23 g45.2%

Vitamin A 32.7% Vitamin C 98.6%

Calcium 4.5% Iron 11.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Chicken Satay Recipe