• Prep Time 15-20 minutes
  • Cook Time 20-25 minutes
  • Serving For 4 People
  • Difficulty Easy

Recipe Description

Chicken satay – grilled chicken skewers marinated with spices and served with peanut sauce.



  • Boneless chicken breasts, skinned – 5-6
  • Marinade
  • Lemon grass, roughly chopped- 2stalks
  • Shallots, roughly chopped – 6
  • Garlic, roughly chopped – 2 cloves
  • Red chilli powder- 1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder – ½ teaspoon
  • Galangal, roughly chopped- 1 inch piece
  • Fresh coriander roots, roughly chopped- 1 tablespoon
  • Fresh basil leaves- 4-5
  • Salt – to taste
  • Rice bran oil – 2 tablespoons
  • Satay sticks soaked in water – 12
  • To serve
  • Lettuce – 1 head
  • Cherry tomatoes, halved – 5-6
  • Salt – to taste
  • Black pepper powder – to taste
  • Rice bran oil – 1 tablespoon
  • Peanut sauce – as required



  1. Cut each chicken breast into half-inch wide strips and flatten lightly by beating them with a steak hammer or with the handle of a knife.
  1. Grind together lemon grass, shallots, garlic, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, galangal, coriander roots and basil leaves. Put into a large bowl, add salt and mix well. Add chicken strips, mix well and set aside to marinate for one hour.
  1. Thread chicken strips onto the wooden skewers.
  1. Heat a grill pan, grease it lightly with a few drops of rice bran oil and place a few skewers on it.
  2. Cook on high flame, turning frequently, for three to four minutes, or till just cooked.
  1. Tear the lettuce leaves and put into a bowl. Add cherry tomatoes, salt, pepper powder and a little oil and toss well.
  1. Now place the satay in the serving plate place the salad and serve immediately with peanut sauce.


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Harpal Sokhi


Fusion of Indian food with International Cuisine is what made Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi a sought after name within the Food industry. With a background of North India, Chef Harpal is a music lover and is fluent in English and five Indian regional languages - Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Oriya and Telugu.

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