Chicken Satay

Pon Jumat


Favorite Malaysian barbeque food

★★★★★ 1 vote
1 Hr
10 Min


Add to Grocery List

1 Tbsp
coriander seed - toasted and grind
1 tsp
cumin seed - toasted and grind
large yellow onion
6 clove
inch fresh ginger
inch fresh galangal
2 stalk(s)
lemon grass
1 Tbsp
turmeric, ground
4 Tbsp
brown sugar
1 c
sweet soya sauce
4 Tbsp
cooking oil
fresh tomatoes
6 lb
chicken breast cut into 1-inch cubes
1 tsp
bamboo skewer soaked overnight

How to Make Chicken Satay


  • 1Finely blend all the above ingredients (except the chicken!). Reserve 4 tablespoons of the blended spice to brush over the satay during grilling.
  • 2Marinate all the chicken with the blended spices overnight in the refrigerator for best flavor. Minimum time for marinating the meat is 2 hrs.
  • 3Soak the bamboo skewers in water overnight prior to skewing the chicken to prevent from burning on the grill.
  • 4Grill the chicken skewers on a hot grill for 3 minutes on each side, brush with the reserved blended spice.
  • 5Serve with peanut sauce.
  • 6How to toast and grind spices
    •Soak the two seeds in cold water for 1 minute then drain.
    •Toast in a wok on the stovetop until the seeds are golden brown and aromatic
    •Grind in a spice-grinder.

Printable Recipe Card

About Chicken Satay

Course/Dish: Meat Appetizers
Regional Style: Asian
Hashtags: #barbeque, #Malaysian

Show 2 Comments & Reviews

10 Pigs In A Blanket Recipes That'll Make You Run To The Market

10 Pigs in a Blanket Recipes That'll Make You Run to the Market

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Quick and easy to prepare, mini hot dogs wrapped inside a flaky crust are one of the best appetizers ever. They're fancy enough for a cocktail party, popular with kids...

25 Game-day Recipes That'll Make You The Mvp

25 Game-Day Recipes That'll Make You the MVP

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Whether your favorite team wins or loses, everyone will be a winner after they snack on these crowd-pleasing recipes.