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 with rice. Pair these chicken skewers with a side of healthy sauteed carrots. Asian cabbage salad would be delicious with this chicken satay recipe. I buy the chicken tenderloin strips which are already boned skinned and a nice size piece without slicing to save time. Recipe from good food magazine february 2020.
Prep is quick best if left to marinade for a few hours or more. For a really authentic thai experience cook the chicken satay over charcoal like its done in thailand. Shred any leftover chicken from the satay chicken rice bowl. Chicken satay with spicy peanut sauce.
Cooking the chicken skewers. More asian inspired chicken recipes. 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. The closest to my favorite satay served at my thai restaurant.
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. Anytime we go out for thai food we always order the satay. Many south east asian countries have their own version with most well known being thai indonesian bali and malaysian this recipe. Marinated the chicken about 5 hours then sauteed the chicken in the marinade.
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. Called satay ayam in malaysian language any real foodies who have been to the entire southeast asia region will agree they are the best. Serve this dish with a side of white brown or cauliflower rice for a tasty chicken satay meal. The sauce mixed well with the noodles.
What to serve with chicken satay skewers. The marinade thickened and clung to the chicken. I served it with veg from the garden new potatoes for hubby and courgette noodles and broad beans for me. Thai chicken satay is a popular starter on thai restaurants menus along with thai fish cakes.
Malaysian chicken satay is the best. 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. Skewer up for the grill or saute on the stove. But i usually cook it on the stove for convenience.
The only complaint i have using my version is the chicken was a tad salty even though i used low salt soy sauce.