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. Pair these chicken skewers with a side of healthy sauteed carrots. Chicken satay is a summertime favourite to cook on the bbq. Prep is quick best if left to marinade for a few hours or more. More asian inspired chicken recipes.
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. Serve this dish with a side of white brown or cauliflower rice for a tasty chicken satay meal. I served it with veg from the garden new potatoes for hubby and courgette noodles and broad beans for me. Chicken satay with spicy peanut sauce.
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. The only complaint i have using my version is the chicken was a tad salty even though i used low salt soy sauce. Marinated the chicken about 5 hours then sauteed the chicken in the marinade.
But i usually cook it on the stove for convenience. Skewer up for the grill or saute on the stove. Thai chicken satay is a popular starter on thai restaurants menus along with thai fish cakes. 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.
Recipe from good food magazine february 2020. Asian cabbage salad would be delicious with this chicken satay recipe. The closest to my favorite satay served at my thai restaurant. Many south east asian countries have their own version with most well known being thai indonesian bali and malaysian this recipe.
Real satay chicken is skewered chicken marinated with satay seasonings seared over charcoal and served with a peanut sauce. What to serve with chicken satay skewers. Malaysian chicken satay is the best. 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.
Anytime we go out for thai food we always order the satay. 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. For a really authentic thai experience cook the chicken satay over charcoal like its done in thailand. The marinade thickened and clung to the chicken.
Shred any leftover chicken from the satay chicken rice bowl.