Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce

  • Yield: 4 servings

Serve with jasmine rice and slices of seedless cucumber.


1/4cup peanut butter
2 1/2tablespoons hoisin sauce
1tablespoon fresh lime juice
1teaspoon chili-garlic sauce
3/4cup water
1 1/2pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch strips
2tablespoons fresh lime juice
1tablespoon olive oil
1/2teaspoon salt
1/4teaspoon pepper
8 (8- to 10-inch) bamboo skewers, soaked in water at least 30 minutes


  1. To prepare sauce, warm peanut butter in a small bowl in microwave. Whisk in remaining ingredients. Add 3/4 to 1 cup water, as necessary to reach desired consistency.2.
  2. To prepare chicken, weave pieces onto skewers. Combine lime juice, oil, salt and pepper and brush on skewered chicken.3. Prepare a grill or heat a grill pan to medium-high.
  3. Prepare grill. Lightly oil, and grill skewers 3 minutes per side, or until chicken is thoroughly cooked. Transfer to a platter. Serve with peanut sauce.
—Recipe by Laraine Perri, for Relish, July 2012

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 377
  • Fat 20g
  • Cholesterol 109mg
  • Sodium 781mg
  • Carbohydrate 10g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Protein 41g
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