Pork Saté with Peanut-Mirin Sauce

Pork Saté with Peanut-Mirin Sauce Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Jan Gautro
Skewers of marinated meat called satés are a popular street food in Indonesia. Mirin is a sweet, low-alcohol rice wine found in the Asian foods section of many supermarkets.


4 servings (serving size: 2 skewers and about 4 teaspoons sauce)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Recipe Time

Prep: 45 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 232
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Fat 7.7 g
Satfat 2 g
Monofat 3.4 g
Polyfat 1.5 g
Protein 24.9 g
Carbohydrate 14 g
Fiber 0.9 g
Cholesterol 63 mg
Iron 1.6 mg
Sodium 589 mg
Calcium 19 mg


2 teaspoons grated lime rind
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon peanut butter
2 teaspoons sugar
2 teaspoons fish sauce
1/2 teaspoon curry powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 pound pork tenderloin, trimmed and cut into 16 (4-inch-long) strips
1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons mirin (sweet rice wine)
1 teaspoon fish sauce
1 serrano chile, seeded and finely chopped
1 tablespoon dry-roasted peanuts, chopped
Remaining ingredient:
Cooking spray


1. Prepare grill to medium-high heat.

2. To prepare pork, combine first 9 ingredients in a medium bowl, stirring until smooth. Add pork to bowl; toss well to coat. Let stand at room temperature 15 minutes.

3. To prepare sauce, combine 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar and next 6 ingredients (through chile), stirring with a whisk. Stir in peanuts.

4. Thread 2 pork pieces lengthwise onto each of 8 (12-inch) skewers. Place skewers on a grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 3 minutes on each side or until done. Serve with sauce.

David Bonom,

Cooking Light

July 2008
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