Chicken Satay with Spicy Peanut Sauce

Chicken Satay with Spicy Peanut Sauce

Chicken satay is the perfect addition to any appetizer spread. It’s great for parties and casual dining. Serve with a green salad to make a full meal of it.

Ingredients

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time:
  • Cook Time:

Chicken Satay with Spicy Peanut Sauce:

  • 1 cantaloupe, cubed
  • 1 lb (0.5 kg) boneless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) soy sauce, prepared
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) sherry, dry
  • 1 lemon, grated rind and juice
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) vegetable oil

Peanut Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) peanut butter, chunky
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) milk
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) sherry
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp (2.5 mL) curry powder
  • 5 drops hot pepper sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed

Chicken Satay with Spicy Peanut Sauce

  1. In a medium-sized shallow bowl, combine soy sauce, sherry, lemon rind and juice, and whisk in oil.

  2. Cut chicken into strips (4 inches x ½ inch / 10 cm x 1 cm).

  3. Add chicken to soy mixture and marinate covered in refrigerator for 4 hours.

  4. Thread chicken onto wooden skewers (8 inch / 20 cm)*, 2 strips per skewer. Cook on barbecue 4 minutes, turning once.

  5. Add 1 piece cantaloupe to each skewer and cook 1 minute longer or until a thermometer inserted into the chicken reads 165°F (74°C).

  6. Serve 4 skewers per person with peanut sauce for dipping.

Peanut Sauce

  1. In a small saucepan, combine peanut, milk, soy sauce, lemon juice, sherry, brown sugar, curry powder, hot pepper sauce and garlic. Heat until warm.

*Soak wooden skewers in water for 15 minutes before using to prevent scorching.

Nutrition Info

  • Per 450 g serving Amount
  • Calories 520
  • Protein 37 g
  • Fat 25 g
  • Saturated Fat 4 g
  • Carbohydrate 36 g
  • Fibre 5 g
  • Sugar 26 g
  • Cholesterol 65 mg
  • Sodium 910 mg
  • Per 450 g serving % Daily Value
  • Potassium 36
  • Calcium 8
  • Iron 15
  • Vitamin A 140
  • Vitamin C 150
  • Vitamin B6 55
  • Vitamin B12 25
  • Folate 39
  • Magnesium 50
  • Zinc 27

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