Chicken Satay With Rice
Asian cabbage salad would be delicious with this chicken satay recipe.
Chicken satay with rice. My husband is obsessed with coconut milk and peanut sauce so i thought id surprise him with his favorite appetizer and serve it as a main dish instead. Chicken satay is a summertime favourite to cook on the bbq. I buy the chicken tenderloin strips which are already boned skinned and a nice size piece without slicing to save time. For the chicken we marinade chicken breast strips or you can use chicken thighs in a mixture of soy sauce garlic coconut milk cumin ground coriander and ground ginger.
Recipe from good food magazine february 2020. Chicken satay with spicy peanut sauce. Skewer up for the grill or saute on the stove. The sauce mixed well with the noodles.
Tips if youre using wooden skewers for your chicken satay soak the wooden skewers in water for an hour beforehand so theyre less likely to burn under the grill broiler or on the griddle. More asian inspired chicken recipes. Called satay ayam in malaysian language any real foodies who have been to the entire southeast asia region will agree they are the best. Thai chicken satay is a popular starter on thai restaurants menus along with thai fish cakes.
What to serve with chicken satay skewers. The only complaint i have using my version is the chicken was a tad salty even though i used low salt soy sauce. Real satay chicken is skewered chicken marinated with satay seasonings seared over charcoal and served with a peanut sauce. Serve this dish with a side of white brown or cauliflower rice for a tasty chicken satay meal.
For a really authentic thai experience cook the chicken satay over charcoal like its done in thailand. Marinated the chicken about 5 hours then sauteed the chicken in the marinade. Malaysian chicken satay is the best. Just had this i cooked the chicken thighs with the marinade made the sauce then at the end of cooking mixed the chicken with the sauce so all the chicken juices and satay sauce were mixed together.
I served it with veg from the garden new potatoes for hubby and courgette noodles and broad beans for me. Anytime we go out for thai food we always order the satay. Prep is quick best if left to marinade for a few hours or more. Pair these chicken skewers with a side of healthy sauteed carrots.
Many south east asian countries have their own version with most well known being thai indonesian bali and malaysian this recipe. But i usually cook it on the stove for convenience. Shred any leftover chicken from the satay chicken rice bowl. Heat some oil in a frying pan and add any leftover rice sauce and extra soy then stir fry with a handful of frozen peas and the shredded chicken until hot.
The closest to my favorite satay served at my thai restaurant.