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Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce Recipe

Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce Recipe

Our home economists came up with this Asian-style dish featuring a simple-to-prepare peanut sauce. It's a hearty addition to an appetizer buffet.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating Broil: 5 min. YIELD:10-12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • PEANUT SAUCE:
  • 1/2 cup salted peanuts
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 tablespoons chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

Directions

  • 1. Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness; cut lengthwise into 1-in.-wide strips. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the soy sauce, onion, sesame oil, brown sugar, honey, garlic and ginger; add chicken. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 4 hours.
  • 2. In a food processor, combine the peanuts, onions and garlic; cover and process until mixture forms a paste. Add the broth, butter, soy sauce, lemon juice, honey, ginger and pepper flakes; cover and process until smooth. Transfer to a serving bowl. Refrigerate until serving.
  • 3. Drain and discard marinade. Thread chicken strips onto soaked wooden skewers. Broil 6 in. from the heat for 2-4 minutes on each side or until chicken is no longer pink. Serve with peanut sauce. Yield: 10-12 servings.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer