Chicken Satay With Rice
There are many versions of satay recipes from asia but let me assure you that the best satay in the world comes from malaysia my home country.
Chicken satay with rice. Serve this dish with a side of white brown or cauliflower rice for a tasty chicken satay meal. Anytime we go out for thai food we always order the satay. 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. Thai chicken satay is a popular starter on thai restaurants menus along with thai fish cakes.
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. The sauce mixed well with the noodles. I buy the chicken tenderloin strips which are already boned skinned and a nice size piece without slicing to save time. Prep is quick best if left to marinade for a few hours or more.
Marinated the chicken about 5 hours then sauteed the chicken in the marinade. I served it with veg from the garden new potatoes for hubby and courgette noodles and broad beans for me. Skewer up for the grill or saute on the stove. For a really authentic thai experience cook the chicken satay over charcoal like its done in thailand.
The only complaint i have using my version is the chicken was a tad salty even though i used low salt soy sauce. But i usually cook it on the stove for convenience. Shred any leftover chicken from the satay chicken rice bowl. The marinade thickened and clung to the chicken.
Pair these chicken skewers with a side of healthy sauteed carrots. Asian cabbage salad would be delicious with this chicken satay recipe. Chicken satay with spicy peanut sauce. Malaysian chicken satay is the best.
Real satay chicken is skewered chicken marinated with satay seasonings seared over charcoal and served with a peanut sauce. Many south east asian countries have their own version with most well known being thai indonesian bali and malaysian this recipe. 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. 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.
What to serve with chicken satay skewers. More asian inspired chicken recipes. Cooking the chicken skewers. 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.