Chicken satay skewers

Chicken satay skewers


Melbourne Cup bites: A popular street food in South-East Asia, marinated skewers can be a snack or meal with rice, cucumber and the essential peanut sauce.

The ingredient of Chicken satay skewers

  1. 1 lemongrass stem, trimmed, outer layers removed, chopped
  2. 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  3. 1 tablespoon ground coriander
  4. 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  5. 1 tablespoon finely grated palm sugar (see note)
  6. 2 tablespoons peanut oil, plus extra for basting
  7. 600g chicken breast, cut into 2cm cubes
  8. Peanut sauce (see related recipe), to serve
  9. Cucumber wedges, to serve

The instruction how to make Chicken satay skewers

  1. Pound lemongrass to a paste with a mortar and pestle. Mix well with spices sugar and oil. Place chicken in a glass or ceramic dish, rub with paste, cover and refrigerate for 3 hours or overnight.
  2. Meanwhile, soak about 18 wooden skewers in boiling water for 10 minutes.
  3. Thread 5 chicken pieces onto each one.
  4. Heat a barbecue or large chargrill on medium-high heat and cook skewers, in batches, turning and constantly basting with extra oil, for 8-10 minutes until the chicken is cooked and slightly charred. Serve skewers with sauce and cucumber.

Nutritions of Chicken satay skewers

fatContent: 175.904 calories
saturatedFatContent: 8 grams fat
carbohydrateContent: 2 grams saturated fat
sugarContent: 3 grams carbohydrates
fibreContent: 2 grams sugar
cholesterolContent: 23 grams protein
sodiumContent: 59 milligrams cholesterol

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