Pork satay w/ lighter peanut dipping sauce

sherry monfils


I had a recipe that I got from a friend many years ago that I just came across. I love these easy to make skewers, but wanted to lighten up the recipe. After fooling around with different ingredients, I think I finally got it where I want it!!

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1 Hr 40 Min


5 Min




1 lb
pork tenderloin, trimmed
1/4 c
low-sodium soy sauce
3 Tbsp
light brown sugar
1-1/2 Tbsp
reduced-fat, creamy peanut butter
1 tsp
minced garlic
1 tsp
ground ginger
1/3 c
green onions, chopped
6-inch wooden skewers
1/3 c
lower-sodium chicken broth
1/3 c
reduced-fat, creamy peanut butter
1/2 tsp
ground ginger
2 tsp
lower-sodium soy sauce
1/2 tsp
minced garlic

Directions Step-By-Step

Soak wooden skewers in water for 30 mins. Cut pork in half lengthwise. Place plastic wrap over pork and pound into 1/4"-thickness. Now, cut pork in half diagonally, across the grain into 1"-strips. Place pork strips in lg plastic bag.
In bowl combine, soy sauce, light brown sugar, peanut butter, garlic and green onions. Whisk well. Pour over pork in plastic bag, and seal. Marinate in refrigerator for 1 hr.
Dipping sauce: Combine in medium bowl, chicken broth, peanut butter, ginger, soy sauce and garlic. Pour into small saucepan and whisk until blended. Bring to a simmer over medium heat. Cook, stirring until thickened, about 5 mins. Remove from heat. Preheat broiler. Remove pork strips from marinade and thread 1 strip onto each skewer. Place skewers on broiler rack, coated w/ cooking spray. Broil 3 mins each side. Serve w/ peanut sauce.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Asian
Dietary Needs: Low Fat, Low Carb
Other Tags: Healthy, Heirloom