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Chicken Satay Recipe

Chicken Satay

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"Why go out for Thai food when you can make it at home? These delicious Thai-style chicken satay are made of chicken marinated in a peanutty sauce, and then grilled."

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Original recipe makes 12 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    2 hrs 10 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    2 hrs 40 mins


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine peanut butter, soy sauce, lime juice, brown sugar, curry powder, garlic and hot pepper sauce. Place the chicken breasts in the marinade and refrigerate. Let the chicken marinate at least 2 hours, overnight is best.
  2. Preheat a grill to high heat.
  3. Weave the chicken onto skewers, then grill for 5 minutes per side.
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  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 28, 2004

With the addition of 2 more tablespoons of peanut butter or "PBoy" as my 3yr old niece says, this marinate was truly delicious I pounded boneless skinless chicken breasts to 3/8in, marinated them overnight in this mixture, then baked them at 350 degrees for 35 minutes. Served with rice pilaf and asian coleslaw.The family thoroughly enjoyed this one. Its definitely a keeper,Kiera. Thank you.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 18, 2011

There is something off in this recipe ~ it just doesn't taste right as written! After reading through a multitude of reviews, there are to many consistent changes to the proportions. Will keep looking for a recipe more true to itself! Sorry....

Dec 03, 2003

This recipe is a little off. It certainly does not taste like any satay I've had before. I followed the instructions exactly (after I scaled it down by exactly 1/2) and there were a couple problems with it. 1) The soy sauce was overpowering. I recommend using a light or low sodium soy sauce or diluting regular soy sauce with equal part water. 2) The peanut butter taste is almost non-existent. I recommend that the peanut butter be doubled to get a good flavor.

May 14, 2003

I was surprised at how tasty this was. I altered it a bit and left out the garlic and hot sauce. Marinated the chicken about 5 hours then sauteed the chicken in the marinade. The marinade thickened and clung to the chicken. The only complaint I have using my version is the chicken was a tad salty even though I used low salt soy sauce. My husband declared it one of his favorites and I'll make this again!

Sep 10, 2010

I enjoyed this recipe. I cut the chicken into strips. I followed the advice of previous reviewers and reduced the amount of curry powder and soy sauce. I used about a tablespoon of curry powder and 1/3 cup of soy sauce instead. It was great with the Satay Sauce, which I found on this site.

Aug 27, 2003

OK. So I make this recipe for the first time, thinking I'll enjoy it and can take some to work for lunch, right? The kids ate every piece before I could get to it. I had to make it again just to taste it myself and it was great!!!!! I use this recipe for almost every party/barbecue. Thanks for sharing such a adult and child friendly recipe.

Jan 09, 2004

Delicious and fast! Serve with chopped cucumber and red onion mixed with a little lime juice. Also, works great on a George Foreman Grill with or without the skewers.

Jul 02, 2003

Easy to make and nice results. I used more peanut butter and less curry.


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  • Calories
  • 162 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 4.1 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 68 mg
  • 23%
  • Fat
  • 3 g
  • 5%
  • Fiber
  • 0.7 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 28.8 g
  • 58%
  • Sodium
  • 694 mg
  • 28%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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