Monday, June 5, 2023

Foodie Friday- Satae Chicken and Peanutbutter Dipping

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
  • Serve.

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.

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