Chicken Main Dishes Recipes

Chicken Satay (Chicken with Peanut Sauce)

Mr. Rebates

Today we’re continuing our journey around the world and heading to Indonesia, a country made up of over 17,000 islands. Sate, as spelled in Indonesia, is often credited with being a dish from Thailand when in fact it originated on the island of Java. This is a popular street food typically served on a stick and consisting of a meat option and a peanut sauce.

Simple Meal Planning - Plan to Eat


  • Chicken Marinade
  • 1⁄4 cup coconut milk
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 1⁄2 tsp curry powder
  • 1 1⁄2 tsp turmeric
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp freshly grated ginger
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 Tbsp canola oil
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • Peanut Sauce
  • 3 Tbsp creamy peanut butter
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp chili garlic sauce or more, to taste
  • 1 tsp freshly grated ginger

Posted by Kids Cook on Tuesday, May 12, 2020

See the original video for this recipe here.


  • Make the peanut sauce, whisk together peanut butter, soy sauce, lime juice, brown sugar, chili garlic sauce and ginger in a small bowl. Whisk in 2-3 tablespoons water until desired consistency is reached; set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, combine coconut milk, soy sauce, curry powder, turmeric, garlic, ginger, brown sugar and fish sauce.
  • In a gallon size Ziploc bag or large bowl, combine chicken and coconut milk mixture; marinate for at least 2 hours to overnight, turning the bag occasionally.
  • Drain the chicken from the marinade, discarding the marinade.
  • Preheat grill to medium high heat. Thread chicken onto skewers. Brush with canola oil; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Add skewers to grill, and cook, turning occasionally, until the chicken is completely cooked through, reaching an internal temperature of 165 degrees F, about 12-15 minutes.
  • Serve immediately with peanut sauce.

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