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Jul 10, 2012

SATAY CHICKEN

a DELICIOUS QUICK COOK SUMMER DINNER

As with all my recipes they are more of a method than an exact science. If you like things mild use less spice.
Satay Chicken is an easy recipe with a cook time of 10 minutes either on the grill or under the broiler. Let’s begin. IMG_0097
  • 2 boneless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons of creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup lime juice (not the fake stuff…ever..)
  • 2 tablespoons of curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon of brown sugar
  • 2 or more large cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 or 2 or more teaspoons of Siracha Rooster sauce or hot chilie paste
  • Peanut sauce of your choice for dipping

Slice your chicken breasts in half opening it up like a book. IMG_0095Slice the chicken into strips now and pop them into a Ziplock bag.
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In a bowl mix together the remaining ingredients.
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There is no substitute for real lime juice. None. IMG_0099
Get your son to pour this over your chicken and marinade in the fridge for at least 2 hours or all day. IMG_0101If you are going to use wooden skewers for your Satay make sure you soak them in water for a couple hours so they don’t burn up.
I use metal skewers. Thread your drained strips of chicken onto the skewers. Don’t crowd them. IMG_0094b
Cook for 5 minutes per side for a total of 10 minutes on a hot grill or under your preheated broiler. Since the chicken has been sliced so thin it really doesn’t take any longer than this to cook. Don’t over cook them because they will dry out.
Serve with a peanut dipping sauce of your choice. I don’t make my own as I find it isn’t worth the work. Find one you like and stick with it. IMG_0095b
This is a very light dinner. Notice that there was no oil or fat added to the chicken. Salad recipe to follow. 
For a printable recipe click here

7 comments:

Lynn said...

But what if one does not have a son?! Fortunately I have one, but what if I didn't? Will you loan yours out?
Sounds delish!

Blondie's Journal said...

This looks heavenly!

XO,
Jane

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Sounds great! While I buy my son the Rooster Sauce every once in a while I haven't really tried it myself... well, other than that unfortunate incident of shaking it in my mouth straight up to try. It's been a couple years, I'm almost over that and think I need to pick up a bottle soon:@)

Katherine said...

That looks delicious! o.o *drool*

Frostbite and Sunburn said...

Yum!! Looks delish!

Ali said...

Indian food is incredibly popular here in England. I'm not a fan of it, but my hubby loves it.

Ali

Sue said...

I'll be waiting for the next recipe, because it all looks delish and I want to make this! :-) Sue

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