Chicken Satay

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Rated 4.5 based on 2 customer reviews
 Chicken Satay
 Chicken Satay
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  • Chicken:
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon agave nectar
  • 2 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 heaping teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
  • ¼ teaspoon chili flakes, or more to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon molasses
  • ½ pound chicken fillets, cut into thick (1 inch) strips
  • Peanut Sauce:
  • ¼ cup peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoons agave nectar
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 garlic clove, pressed
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon molasses
  • 8-10 small wooden skewers, soaked in water for 15 minutes


  1. Mix the lime juice, fish sauce, agave nectar, soy sauce, garlic cloves, ginger, chili flakes, and molasses together in a bowl. Add the chicken and stir to coat. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap.
  2. Marinate chicken in refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
  3. Whisk peanut butter, coconut milk, agave nectar, lime juice, garlic, fish sauce, and molasses together in a bowl until smooth.
  4. Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Lightly grease grill grate with coconut oil.
  5. Thread marinated chicken onto soaked skewers.
  6. Cook chicken on hot grill until no longer pink in the center, 3 to 5 minutes per side.
  7. Serve the chicken skewers with the peanut sauce.
Mealthy tip:

Make this gluten-free by replacing soy sauce with a gluten-free alternative such as tamari.


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Image of Jessica Scott
November 14, 2017 at 2:50am

Jessica Scott says:

This was a really delicious, authentic tasting satay recipe! It takes about an hour to marinate, but that wasn't too bad at all. The peanut sauce was also really good.

Image of Jen the Mighty
September 12, 2017 at 6:27am

Jen the Mighty says:

Agave nectar and molasses add a new depth of flavor to peanut sauce that pairs really well with the chicken satay. These are always good for a crowd and super easy to put together.