Thai Chicken Satay is the wonderful preparation done with peanuts, peanut butter, coconut milk and several flavorful ingredients. It is truly a classic Thai chicken satay dish, contains flavors of lemon grass and natural spices.

Thai Chicken Satay Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 3 pounds chicken breast (skinless, boneless and cut into strips)
  • 2 stalk lemon grass finely chopped
  • 2-1/2 tsp muscovado sugar
  • 4-5 cloves garlic crushed/chopped
  • 2-1/2 tsp tamarind paste
  • 3 tbsp crunchy peanut butter
  • 1 (12 ounces) can coconut milk
  • 4 tbsp peanuts chopped
  • 2-1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp red Thai curry paste
  • 4 tsp tomato paste
  • 2-1/2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tsp hot chili powder
  • 1-1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 4 tbsp vegetable oil
  • Wooden skewers

How to make Marty’s Thai Chicken Satay:

  1. Combine the tamarind paste, garlic, lemongrass, coriander, cumin, muscovado sugar, lime juice, soy sauce and vegetable oil.
  2. Toss with some chili powder and transfer the mixture into blending jar.
  3. Blend for few minutes to prepare a smooth paste.
  4. In a separate bowl, place the chicken strips and add the smooth paste of ingredients.
  5. Cover the bowl and toss for few minutes until the chicken coated very well in the prepared paste.
  6. Refrigerate for about 2 hours.
  7. Preheat the outdoor grill on medium-high heat and slightly past the grate with some oil/butter.
  8. Combine the peanuts, peanut butter, coconut milk, fish sauce, curry paste, tomato paste and brown sugar.
  9. Heat a sauce pan and pour the prepared mixture without adding oil.
  10. Stir fry over medium heat till it smooths and remains warm.
  11. Now carefully thread the chicken onto the skewers and grill in preheated outdoor grill for about 6-7 minutes till the chicken is no longer pink from the center and little browned.
  12. Serve yummy with peanut sauce.

Barbecue Shrimp is a classic seafood treat, here shrimp is cooked with freshly dried herbs and served with lemon wedges, French bread, and Smoked Gouda Grits.

Barbecue Shrimp Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 4 pounds large shrimp (unpeeled)
  • 5-6 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • French bread
  • 2 lemons (cut into wedges)
  • 1-1/4 cup melted butter
  • 2-3 bay leaves
  • 3/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1-1/4 tsp dried thyme
  • 1-1/4 tsp dried rosemary
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • Smoked Gouda Grits
  • Salt to taste

How to make Barbecue Shrimp:

  1. Combine the butter, garlic, lemon juice, bay leaves, Worcestershire sauce, salt, ketchup and dried thyme and rosemary.
  2. Mix very well and keep aside.
  3. Preheat the oven to 350 F degrees and place the shrimp in a broiler pan.
  4. Pour the prepared mixture over the shrimp.
  5. Bake for about 30 minutes till the shrimp turns pink.
  6. Stir every 5-6 minutes in between the baking.
  7. Now remove out the bay leaves and serve this delicious shrimp with some lemon wedges, Smoked Gouda Grits, and French bread.