The Sweet Aroma of Chicken Satay

Grilled chicken satay skewers with crunchy peanut butter sauce make a perfect and delicious dish for two.  This recipe is easy and simple and surely to be a hit with your love.



  • 250g diced chicken breast
  • 1 tbsp crunchy peanut butter sauce
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2cm fresh ginger root, grated
  • parsley to garnish

For the peanut butter sauce:

  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 2 tbsp crunchy peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1cm fresh ginger root, grated
  • 1 tsp cornflour
  • juice from 1/2 lime
  • 1 tsp honey


  • To make the marinade, combine all ingredients (minus the parsley), coat the chicken breast well, and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  • Bring the grill pan to a medium to high heat, place the chicken and grill on both sides for about 3-4 minutes, until cooked through.
  • Arrange the chicken pieces on a few skewers.
  • To make the sauce, pour the chicken stock in a pan over a medium heat, add the ginger, garlic, peanut butter, soy sauce and honey and give it a good stir.
  • In a small bowl, combine the cornflour with 2 tablespoons of the stock, mix well, then add to the pan.
  • Stir well until the sauce thickens slightly, add the lime juice, give it a good mix, then remove from the heat.
  • Place the chicken skewers on a serving plate, brush the chicken with the peanut sauce, and retain the rest of the sauce for dipping.
  • Garnish with freshly chopped parsley (or coriander).

Serve them as an appetizer or as the main dish together with a fresh green salad.


One thing for sure, there will be no leftovers with this easy and flavorful dish.  Until next time…


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Source:  My Gorgeous Recipes