Satayajam With Spicy Peanut Butter Sauce (indonesian Chicken Kabobs) Recipe

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SatayAjam with spicy peanut butter sauce (Indonesian chicken kabobs)

Tina Watt

By
@Aleida

Whenever I was in the Netherlands, I couldn't resist indulging in some Indonesian food. It was the typical "fast-food" at the time. This recipe is simple and great as a side, or an appetizer.


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Rating:

Serves:

6-8

Prep:

12 Hr

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

1 large
4-5 pound chicken
4 Tbsp
kecap manis
salt
pepper
8 Tbsp
water
4 Tbsp
peanut butter
1/2 tsp
crushed red pepper
1/2 tsp
maple syrup
1 Tbsp
kecap manis

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Remove chicken from bone and cut into one inch pieces.
2
Marinate chicken in kecap manis (sweet Indonesian soy sauce), salt, and pepper for at least 2 hours, preferably overnite.
3
Soak skewers if using bamboo for about an hour. Skewer chicken pieces, leaving a bit of space between each piece.
4
Make the sauce. In a medium sized sauce pan, simmer together the water, peanut butter, red pepper, maple syrup, and kecap. Let simmer on low heat until smooth.
5
Grill skewers until completely done but still moist.
6
Pour sauce over skewers and serve.
7
Note: If you like spice, try sambal (Indonesian pickled red pepper condiment)instead of the crushed red pepper flakes. Most good oriental grocery suppliers have an Indonesian offering.

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