Thai Chicken Satay recipe with peanut sauce

Thai Chicken Satay recipe with peanut sauce

Try this classic Thai chicken satay recipe with peanut sauce and cucumber pickle! Great for any time of the year. Easy, affordable, and delicious!

Here is the classic Thai appetizer that almost anyone who eats chicken loves. I used to work and live in Dallas and there used to be this great hole in the wall thai restaurant that was absolutely fantastic.

This is a great recipe to throw on the grill anytime time of the year! This is one of those recipes you want to have in your back pocket anytime of the year

I always used to order there chicken satays and would absolutely devour them. That was my first introduction to the ongoing love affair for chicken satays. I’m going to give you a marinade that is a quick version. Here is the chicken satay recipe, I hope you enjoy it!

Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce


  • 2 lb chicken tenders


  • 1/2 can coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 2 tbsp yellow thai paste
  • 1 tsp ginger (minced)
  • 1 tsp garlic (minced)
  • 1 tbsp cilantro (chopped)
  • 2 whole limes
  • 1 pinch salt

Cucumber Pickle

  • 1/2 cup red onion (sliced)
  • 1 whole cucumber (quartered sliced)
  • 1/2 cup rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp salt

Peanut Sauce

  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1 tbsp sriracha
  • 2 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 splash soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp cilantro (chopped)

For the Marinade

  1. Place everything in the blender and puree until smooth. Pour over the chicken and allow to marinate for an at least hour. Skewer with bamboo skewers if desired.

Cucumber Pickle

  1. Place all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Season and allow to marinate for at least 30 minutes.

For the Chicken

  1. Simply season the chicken lightly with salt and grill for 3-4 minutes on each side. Take off the grill place on a plate (with or without the skewer). Add the peanut sauce and a cup of cucumber pickle. Serve and enjoy!

    Thai Chicken Satay recipe with peanut sauce


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