• Prep Time 30 minutes
  • Cook Time 20 minutes
  • Serving For 4 people
  • Difficulty Normal

Recipe Description

What’s not to love about satay? It’s seasoned meat that’s easy to whip up and delicious to boot.

This recipe was first published in Flavours magazine.

This recipe is best with
Anchor Unsalted Butter

Recipe Ingredient

  • Group A: Peanut Sauce
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 125ml water (hot)
  • 80g palm sugar ( or to taste)
  • 1tsp salt ( or to taste)
  • 3-4 dried chillies ( or to taste)
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • Group B: Marinade
  • 1tsp coriander powder (lightly toasted)
  • 1tsp cumin powder (lightly toasted)
  • 30g lemongrass
  • 60g caster sugar
  • 1tsp salt (or to taste)
  • 2tsp cornflour
  • 1tsp turmeric powder
  • 2tbsp palm oil
  • 2-3tbsp water
  • 600g deboned chicken (dark meat) (cut into 1 1/2cm cubes)
  • 30-35 Bamboo skewers
  • palm oil for basting
  • 1 stalk long lemongrass (bruised to be used as a brush)
  • Group C: Condiments
  • cucumber and onions (sliced)
  • ketupat (compressed rice)


  1. To make peanut sauce: Blend all ingredients finely, and season to taste
  2. To prepare satay: Blend coriander, cumin and lemongrass till fine, adding a little water if necessary. Mix with the rest of the marinade ingredients, then marinate chicken for at least 1 hour in the fridge.
  3. Thread 4 to 5 chicken pieces on each skewer, and grill over charcoal fire, constantly basting with the lemongrass skewer dipped in oil. Once one side is done, turn over.
  4. Serve with peanut sauce, freshly-cut cucumber and onions and ketupat on the side.

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6 thoughts on “Satay”

  1. saw siam hong - June 6, 2018 at 4:33 pm

    I enjoy cooking and like to try out new food.

    • Dave - June 18, 2018 at 4:28 pm

      Good for you

  2. kc cheah - June 23, 2018 at 12:51 am


  3. Lachman s/o Hari Chatumal - June 27, 2018 at 6:09 pm

    A good site.

  4. pameljoanscully - April 1, 2019 at 10:50 pm

    Would love to follow n learn more from you. Thanks

  5. Maureen chew - April 2, 2019 at 2:49 am

    Satay good good


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