Chicken Satays


Satays are the ideal BBQ food.  You can eat single-handed while holding a drink in the other!  To make the best satays is simple.  Marinade, marinade, marinade!  To make these chicken satays memorable, marinate the meat in a Ziploc bag overnight and prepare the skewers the next day.  Use the commercially available satay sauce you can buy in the local supermarkets.  A lot easier!

IngredientsMakes ten 12 inch skewers
Chicken thigh fillet500 gm
For marinade:
Garlic minced3 cloves
Onion, minced½ large onion
Coriander (fresh) minced2 tspns
Brown sugar1 tbspn
Lime juicefrom one lime
Fish sauce1 tbspn
Vegetable oil1 tbspn

Cooking Method

Cut the chicken into bite sized pieces.  In a large bowl, combine the garlic, onion, coriander, brown sugar, lime juice, fish sauce and vegetable oil.  Now place the chicken meat into the bowl and thoroughly mix each piece in the marinade.  Pour the meat and marinade into a Ziploc bag and leave in the refrigerator overnight.

Before cooking, thread the meat on to ten 12 inch skewers that have been soaked in water for 30 minutes and cook over a hot BBQ or on the griller.  Do not overcook chicken.  Serve the satays with the peanut sauce.