Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce

  • Yield 4 servings

Skewers of savory chicken and a luscious peanut sauce for dipping. Satay is the perfect dish for introducing kids to the flavors of the world.

Chicken Stay with Peanut Sauce
Mark Boughton Photography / styling: Teresa Blackburn

Serve with jasmine rice and slices of seedless cucumber.


1/4 cup peanut butter
2 1/2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon chili-garlic sauce
3/4 cup water
1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch strips
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
8 (8- to 10-inch) bamboo skewers, soaked in water at least 30 minutes


  1. To prepare sauce, warm peanut butter in a small bowl in microwave. Whisk in remaining ingredients. Add 3/4 to 1 cup water, as necessary to reach desired consistency.
  2. To prepare chicken, weave pieces onto skewers. Combine lime juice, oil, salt and pepper and brush on skewered chicken.
  3. Prepare grill or heat grill pan to medium high. Lightly oil grill grate or pan, and grill skewers 3 minutes per side, or until chicken is thoroughly cooked. Transfer to a platter. Serve with peanut sauce.



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