Grilled Chicken Satay
with Peanut Sauce
A seasoned, skewered and grilled meat served with a spicy peanut sauce. This dish is incredibly popular in the streets of Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia!
Let's start cooking!
Step 1 - Marinate chicken
In a bowl, mix shallots, minced garlic cloves, palm sugar, ¼ tsp ground black pepper, 2 Tbsp vegetable oil, 1 Tbsp fish sauce and 1 Tbsp light soy sauce until well combined.
Add chicken pieces and mix well until evenly coated.
Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
Step 2 - Stir-fry garlic
In a pot on medium-high heat, heat up 2 Tbsp vegetable oil.
When oil is hot, stir-fry 1 minced garlic cloves for 10 seconds until fragrant.
Step 3 - Make peanut sauce
To the pot, add chicken broth, hoisin sauce, peanut butter, sweet chili sauce and 1 tsp light soy sauce.
Mix well and let it simmer on low heat for 6 to 8 minutes, until thickened.
Stir in sliced chili padi and peanuts.
Step 4 - Skewer chicken pieces
Skewer 3 to 4 pieces of chicken onto a bamboo skewer and set aside on a plate.
Repeat process with remaining chicken and skewers.
Step 5 - Grill chicken
Oil the grill.
Place chicken skewers on the grill for 3 minutes, flipping it over and cook for another 1 minute until chicken is cooked through.
Plate and serve!
Place grilled chicken skewers on serving plate and over grilled pineapple slices. Serve hot with peanut sauce on the side.