Thai Chicken Satay Recipe | Saints & Sinners Pub

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 lemongrass and natural spices. You can enjoy it with Italian Sausage Soup Recipe which I shared with you earlier.

Thai Chicken Satay Recipe


  • 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.

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