How to make Chicken Satay -

Boneless chicken strips marinated in a tangy marinade, strung onto satay sticks, pan roasted and served with peanut sauce.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken breast (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), Satay sticks (साटे स्टिक )

Cuisine : Thai

Course : Snacks and Starters

Chicken Satay

Chicken Satay Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 41-50 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chicken Satay Recipe

  • Boneless chicken breast cut into 1 inch wide strips 400 grams

  • Satay sticks soaked in water for 2-3 hours a few

  • Garlic cloves 8-10

  • Tamarind paste 1 tablespoon

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

  • Soy sauce 2 tablespoons

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon grass chopped 1 tablespoon

  • brown sugar/jaggery 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Peanut butter 2 tablespoons

  • Oil 2-3 tablespoons + for greasing

  • Thai red curry paste 1 tablespoon

  • Coconut cream 1 cup


Step 1

Grind garlic, tamarind paste, lemon juice, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, coriander powder, cumin powder, lemongrass, ½ teaspoon brown sugar and salt with sufficient water to a fine paste.

Step 2

Place chicken strips in a bowl and add this paste and mix. Add 1 tablespoon peanut butter and mix well.

Step 3

Cover with a cling film and keep in the refrigerator for 30-45 minutes to marinate.

Step 4

To prepare peanut sauce, heat 1 tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan. Add red curry paste and sauté for 1minute. Add coconut cream, remaining peanut butter and mix well.

Step 5

Add remaining brown sugar, remaining soy sauce and pinch of salt. Adjust consistency by adding a little water.

Step 6

Thread the marinated chicken pieces on satay sticks.

Step 7

Heat remaining oil in a non-stick grill pan. Place the satay sticks on the grill pan and cook on high heat for 2-3 minutes.

Step 8

Rotate the satay sticks, cover and cook on low heat for 2-3 minutes.

Step 9

Remove the lid, rotate the satay sticks again, brush chicken with oil, cover and cook for 2-3 minutes more.

Step 10

Serve hot with peanut sauce.

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