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. Many south east asian countries have their own version with most well known being thai indonesian bali and malaysian this recipe. I served it with veg from the garden new potatoes for hubby and courgette noodles and broad beans for me. But i usually cook it on the stove for convenience. 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.
Called satay ayam in malaysian language any real foodies who have been to the entire southeast asia region will agree they are the best. Malaysian chicken satay is the best. Chicken satay with spicy peanut sauce. Prep is quick best if left to marinade for a few hours or more.
Skewer up for the grill or saute on the stove. Real satay chicken is skewered chicken marinated with satay seasonings seared over charcoal and served with a peanut sauce. Serve this dish with a side of white brown or cauliflower rice for a tasty chicken satay meal. Marinated the chicken about 5 hours then sauteed the chicken in the marinade.
Asian cabbage salad would be delicious with this chicken satay recipe. Shred any leftover chicken from the satay chicken rice bowl. Pair these chicken skewers with a side of healthy sauteed carrots. 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. The closest to my favorite satay served at my thai restaurant. Chicken satay is a summertime favourite to cook on the bbq. 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. What to serve with chicken satay skewers. 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.
Thai chicken satay is a popular starter on thai restaurants menus along with thai fish cakes. Anytime we go out for thai food we always order the satay. The sauce mixed well with the noodles. Recipe from good food magazine february 2020.
Cooking the chicken skewers.