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Chicken Satay

Ingredients for marinate chicken:

2.                    Chicken breast

60ml             Thai coconut milk

1tbs.               Fish sauce

1tsp                Sugar

1/2tsp            Ground Cumin

1/4tsp            Ground Turmeric or curry powder

1pinch            Ground black pepper

Ingredients for Relish

1tbs.                Cider vinegar

1tbs.                Sugar

1pinch             Salt

1                       Medium Courgette or Cucumber

1/2                   Carrot

Ingredients for Satay Sauce

1/2.                   Medium onion chopped

1                        Clove of garlic chopped

1/2                    Red chilli chopped

1/2tbs.              Grated ginger

1-2tbs               Crunchy peanut butter

1/4tsp               Ground cumin

1/4tsp.              Ground cinnamon

1                        Little splash of cider vinegar

1/2tsp.              Light soy sauce

1/2tbs.              Fish sauce

100ml.              Thai coconut milk

1-2tbs.              Coconut oil

1 tsp.                 Rapeseed oil

1tbs.                  Sugar


– Slice the chicken into long chunky strips .Put the chicken in the bowl, then the cumin, turmeric ,sugar, black pepper, fish sauce, coconut milk. Mix all the ingredients well together and leave it in the fridge overnight or at least 4 hours.

– Use an electric blender to roughly blend onion, garlic, red chilli.

-Put the blended paste in the pan on a low heat ,then the coconut oil,ginger,cumin,cinnamon cook gently for approx 5 minutes. Then add the soy sauce, fish sauce,sugar,coconut milk cook gently for another 10 minutes, keep stirring.

– Once the sauce becomes slightly thicker put the crunchy peanut butter ,rapeseed oil,cider vinegar in and cook for further 5 minutes keeping stirring . Then remove from the heat.

– In the other heated pan. Put cider vinegar ,sugar and salt. Mix gently until the sugar dissolves and leave it to cool.

– Soak the bamboo skewers in water ,then put the chicken through the skewer. Drizzle the rapeseed oil on the chicken.

– Put chicken skewers under the grill or on the barbecue until cooked. Mine took approx 5-6 minutes on each side.

– Use the potato peeler to slice the courgette and carrot into long ribbon pieces then mixed it with relish sauce.

– Serve your mouthwatering Chicken Satay on the bed of refreshing courgette carrot relish and warm creamy peanut sauce.