Chicken Skewers with Peanut Sauce

[ 2 ] July 13, 2013 |

Chicken skewers with Peanut Sauce

 Fire up the grill and try these Chicken Skewers with Peanut Sauce. These vibrant chicken satay skewers are marinated in a rich coconut milk -lime juice- ginger mixture.

Chicken skewers with Peanut Sauce

These  delicious chicken skewers can work wonderfully for entertaining or as a family-friendly main course.

 Add Asian flavors to your barbecue with these chicken skewers served with a creamy peanut sauce.

Chicken skewers with Peanut Sauce

 Serve over basmati or jasmine rice.

Chicken Skewers with Peanut Sauce
Serves: 4
  • ½ cup coconut milk
  • ½ teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne
  • 3 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (about 1⅓ lb. total), cut lengthwise into 16¼-inch strips
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Special equipment: bamboo skewers
For the Peanut Dipping Sauce:
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • 1 Tb. fresh minced ginger
  • ⅓ cup chicken broth
  • 1 Tb. honey
  • ¼ cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1 Tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  1. Combine the coconut milk, ginger, lime juice, soy sauce, honey and cayenne. in a large zip lock bag. Shake and add the chicken tenders. Marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Soak the skewers in water for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Preheat the grill to direct medium heat. Weave each tender onto a skewer and lay on a foil-covered cookie sheet.
  4. Grill the Thai satay for 3 minutes per side.
  5. Meanwhile, puree all the ingredients for the peanut sauce in the blender and set aside.
  6. Serve the chicken satay skewers with peanut sauce for dipping.

Adapted from the blog a Spicy Perspective.
Marie Poulin
Marie Poulin is a passionate food blogger and professional personal chef who enjoys sharing her healthy, inventive, recipes. You can find her on social media and subscribe to her blog to receive instant blog updates and receive a free ebook, Tasty Quinoa Recipes!

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Category: Healthy Choices, Main Dishes

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  1. Satay chicken is one of my favorite meals. Extra sauce please and can I have some rice to go with it? :)

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