Chicken Satay

Satay is an Indonesian-style kebab featuring small cubes of meat or poultry; the kebabs are usually served with a spicy peanut sauce. Although satay is often served as an appetizer, this version is hearty enough for a main dish.


4 servings (serving size: 3 skewers and 1 tablespoon sauce)

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Recipe Time

Prep: 13 Minutes
Cook: 6 Minutes
Other: 30 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 270
Fat 8.7 g
Satfat 1.7 g
Protein 37.1 g
Carbohydrate 9.5 g
Cholesterol 94 mg
Iron 1.6 mg
Sodium 695 mg
Caloriesfromfat 29 %
Fiber 0.8 g
Calcium 25 mg


12 chicken breast tenders (about 1 1/2 pounds)
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
2 teaspoons fish sauce
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 tablespoon canola oil
3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger
1 garlic clove, minced
Cooking spray


Soak 12 (6-inch) wooden skewers in water 30 minutes.

. While skewers soak, combine first 7 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag; seal and gently shake bag to coat chicken. Marinate in refrigerator 15 minutes.

. Combine soy sauce and next 5 ingredients, stirring with a whisk.

. Prepare grill.

. Remove chicken from bag; discard marinade. Thread each chicken tender onto a skewer. Place chicken on grill rack coated with cooking spray. Cover and grill 3 minutes on each side or until done. Serve chicken with peanut sauce.


Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

January 2008