Chicken satay, peanut sauce and fresh cilantro
Skewers of chicken thighs marinated in an asian sauce and served with peanut butter and hoisin sauce sprinkled with fresh cilantro.
IngredientsRecipe for 12 tapas
For the chicken satay
For the peanut sauce
- Salt and pepper
- Vegetable oil
Preparation time: 30 min
Preheat your four at 400 °F
- General preparation
Cut the chicken thighs into cubes. Finely chop the cilantro, ginger and garlic. Juice the lime. Roast the peanuts in the oven for a few minutes and chop them roughly.
- Chicken satay preparation
Mix all the marinade ingredients in a bowl. Add in the chicken cubes, a drizzle of olive oil as well as salt and pepper and marinate for 15 minutes to 2 hours.Put about 3 chicken cubes per skewer and sear them over high heat in a nonstick skillet and place them on a baking sheet. Finish cooking in the oven for 8 to 10 minutes.
- Peanut sauce preparation
In a small pot, put the sugar, water and Hoisin sauce and bring to a boil. Turn off the heat and whisk in the peanut butter and lime juice. Season with salt.
- To serve
Serve your chicken skewers in a large plate, brush them with a little bit of sauce and serve the extra sauce in a small dish on the side. Sprinkle with chopped cilantro and peanuts.
You can also cook your chicken satay on the BBQ, but beware to soak your bamboo skewers at least 30 minutes ahead to make sure they do not burn. You can add a spicy component to the sauce by adding chilli flakes or your favorite hot sauce.