Chicken Satay

Chicken Satay

From   Hi Tea

Prep: 45 minutes

Cook: 15 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Starter

Type: Thai

Key Ingredients:

When in Thailand make sure to have this delicacy – it is a traditional dish that has now become popular world over


  • Chicken supreme 300 gms
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric powder 1 tsp
  • Galangal, peeled 1½ inches
  • Ginger 1 inch
  • Lemon grass 3 inches
  • Small red onion, peeled 1
  • Garlic cloves, peeled 8
  • Cumin powder 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder 1 tsp
  • Powdered chicken broth 1 tsp
  • Caster sugar 2 tsps
  • Coconut milk 3½ tbsps
  • Vegetable oil for grillling
  • Peanut sauce for serving


  • Cut chicken supreme into small cubes, put them in a bowl and season with salt and ½ tsp turmeric powder.
  • Rough chop galangal, ginger, lemon grass, onion, garlic and put into a mixer jar. Add cumin powder, remaining turmeric powder, coriander power, powdered chicken broth and a little water and blend into a paste.
  • Transfer the paste into a mixing bowl, add salt, caster sugar and coconut milk and mix well. Marinate the chicken in this paste for ½ hour.
  • Skewer the chicken on skewer sticks. Heat oil on a non-stick grill pan and grill the chicken for a few minutes till brown.
  • Serve hot along with peanut sauce.