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Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce

Malay Chicken Satay skewers with Peanut Sauce Recipe


Peanut Sauce

1 cup peanuts

20-gram dry red chili

20-gram galangal

25-gram lemongrass

70-gram onion

2 tbsp cooking oil

4 tbsp cooking oil

2 tbsp brown sugar

2 cups water

2 tbsp tamarind paste


750-gram chicken thighs

30 grams lemongrass

15-gram galangal

7-gram ginger

70-gram onion

1 tsp turmeric

1 tsp coriander

½ tsp roasted cumin

1 tsp salt

½ tsp fennel powder

1 tsp molasses


1. Blend peanuts and set it aside

2. Blend dry red chilies with galangal, lemongrass, onion, and cooking oil

3. Drizzle cooking oil in pot and add the dry red chili blend

4. Continuously stir and cook for 15 minutes on low heat, until oil seperates

5. Add a splash of water as needed

6. Salt to taste

7. Add brown sugar

8. Pour water

9. Mix in the ground peanuts and tamarind paste

10. Remove from heat and set the peanut sauce aside

11. Cut chicken thighs into small cubes

12. Blend lemongrass with galangal, ginger, and onion

13. Add the blend to the chicken pieces along with turmeric, coriander, and roasted cumin

14. Salt to taste

15. Add fennel powder and molasses

16. Marinate the chicken for 1 hour

17. Place the chicken on skewers and grill until cooked

18. Ready to enjoy!


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