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