- ½ cup coconut milk
- 1 stalk lemongrass - roughly chopped
- 1 tsp ginger - minced
- 2 tbsp vegetable oil
- 2 tbsp fish sauce
- 2 tbsp palm sugar or brown sugar
- 1 tbsp lime juice from 1 lemon
- 1 tbsp soy sauce
- 2 tbsp garlic - peeled and crushed
- 1 tsp turmeric powder
- 1 tsp coriander powder
- 1 red chili - chopped
- 1 tsp curry powder
- 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breasts or thighs
- 10 Bamboo skewers
Chicken satay is a perfectly grilled chicken with exotic spices, and one of the most popular Thai appetizers. The boneless chicken breast is marinated in coconut milk, fish sauce, and curry paste, and then grilled. The chicken is full of flavors, tender, and succulent. This delicious dish is very easy to make and tastes totally amazing. Chicken satay is most commonly served as a delicious appetizer but can also be served with rice. It is a great party food and children love it. This lip-smacking dish requires preparation time of 4 hours and 15 minutes of cooking time.
Chicken is rich in protein and helps in building body tissues and muscles. It also contains vitamin B3 and vitamin B6 which are necessary for the proper functioning of the immune system. Chicken also contains phosphorous which is essential for healthy and strong bones and teeth.
How to make Chicken Satay
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