Satae originated in the Indonesian island of Java. It is a Popular dish that entails the seasoning, of proteins like Beef, chicken, fish,pork,goat meat, etc, then, skewing and grilling of the protein. It is served with a spicy dipping. The popularity of Satae has spread all over the world, but it is mostly popular in Indonesia, Netherlands, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand a and Malaysia.
For this weeks Foodie Friday, we are going to be sharing the traditional recipe for Chicken Satae and Spicy Peanut butter dipping.
- Boneless diced chicken- About 1pound
- Garlic – 1 clove (minced)
- Brown sugar or honey- 2 table spoons
- Lime zest-1 table spoon
- Coconut milk- ½ cup
- diced shallot
- Salt- a light sprinkle
- Dark soy sauce- 2 tbs
- Bamboo skewers- 6 sticks
- Ginger – 1 tbs (minced)
- Chilli sauce – 1 tbs
How to prepare
- In a bowl, add garlic, brown sugar, lime zest, coconut milk, diced shallot, salt,ginger, soy sauce, ginger, and chilli sauce and mix together.
- Add your chicken in the marinade and massage with your gloved hands
- Cover with a cling film and leave in the fridge for an hour or 2.
- Bring out your marinade and begin to insert in cleaned bamboo skewers
- Place on grill, with medium heat
- Allow to cook for 3-4 minutes on both sides
Spicy Peanut butter dipping.
What you need
- Peanut butter 3-4 table spoons
- Soy sauce -2 tbs
- Lime juice- ½ of a melon
- Garlic – 1 clove
- Ginger – ½ tbs
- Chilli flakes – 1 tbs
How to prepare
- Pour all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth
- Put in fridge for an hour
- Serve with Satay Chicken.
P.s- you can store the dipping in refrigerator for 2-3 days.