How to make Chicken Satay -

Super Thai snack served with crunchy peanut sauce.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Chicken breasts (चिकन ब्रेस्ट ), Peanut butter (पीनट बटर)

Cuisine : Thai

Course : Snacks and Starters

Chicken Satay

Chicken Satay Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 1.30-2 hour

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chicken Satay Recipe

  • Chicken breasts boneless, skinless 4

  • Peanut butter 6 tablespoons

  • Fresh red chillies seeded, chopped 1

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Onion 1 medium

  • Cucumber 1 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Soy sauce 2 tablespoons

  • Thai fish sauce 2 teaspoons

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic crushed 4 cloves

  • Ginger crushed 1 inch piece

  • Brown sugar 2 teaspoons

  • Honey 2 teaspoons

  • Peanut butter 6 tablespoons

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Onion chopped 1 small

  • Ginger crushed 1/2 inch piece

  • Garlic crushed 4 cloves

  • Soy sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Coconut milk 4 tablespoons

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Honey 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Slice each chicken breast into four long strips with a sharp knife.

Step 2

Take the chicken strips in a bowl. Add salt, soy sauce, Thai fish sauce, lemon juice and mix. Add garlic, ginger, brown sugar and honey and mix. Let it marinate for an hour preferably in the refrigerator.

Step 3

Heat oil in a griddle plate. Thread the marinated chicken strips onto satay sticks and place on the griddle plate. Pour some of the excess marinade over the chicken and cook.

Step 4

For the peanut sauce heat oil in a pan, add the onion and sauté.

Step 5

Turn the satay stick on the griddle to cook the other side. Add ginger and garlic to the onion in the pan and continue to sauté. Add soy sauce, peanut butter and two tablespoons of water.

Step 6

Mix and add coconut milk, lemon juice, salt and honey. Add fresh red chilli and mix.

Step 7

Take the peanut sauce off the heat. Cut the other onion into quarters and separate the layers. Cut the cucumber into cubes the same size as that of the onion layers. Thread the onion and cucumber pieces onto toothpicks.

Step 8

Serve the satay with the sauce and the vegetables immediately.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.