Indonesian Shrimp Sate with Creamy Peanut Sauce

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Indonesian Shrimp Sate with Creamy Peanut SauceRecipe
Make a shrimp version of this popular Indonsian grilled dish by marinating shrimp in soy sauce and ginger and serving with a traditional peanut sauce made with peanut butter, coconut milk, lime juice, and cilantro.
4 servings


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3 tablespoons water
2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger
1 serrano chile, seeded and minced
1 garlic clove, minced
1 1/2 pounds jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 red bell pepper, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
1/3 cup light coconut milk
3 tablespoons reduced-fat peanut butter
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
2 teaspoons sugar
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
Cooking spray
4 lime wedges


To prepare marinade, combine first 7 ingredients in a zip-top plastic bag; seal and marinate in refrigerator 1 hour, turning bag occasionally. Remove shrimp and bell pepper from bag; discard marinade.

To prepare the sauce, combine coconut milk, peanut butter, lime juice, and sugar in a blender, and process until smooth. Stir in cilantro; set aside.

Prepare grill.

Thread shrimp and bell pepper onto each of 4 (12-inch) skewers. Place kebabs on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 8 minutes or until done, turning once. Remove from heat; drizzle each serving with 1 tablespoon peanut sauce. Serve with remaining peanut sauce and lime wedges.

Created date

June 2000

Nutritional Information

Calories 234
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Fat 7.9 g
Satfat 2 g
Monofat 2.7 g
Polyfat 2.4 g
Protein 29.1 g
Carbohydrate 10.8 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 194 mg
Iron 3.7 mg
Sodium 390 mg
Calcium 73 mg