August 20, 2010

Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce

Thinly sliced, marinated, grilled chicken can't be anything but tasty! Pair that with a peanut dipping sauce and this dish is bursting with flavor. This recipe is quick and easy. I also grilled mini bell peppers that were brushed with some of the marinade.

Chicken Satay
adapted from Everyday Food via

2 boneless chicken breasts, about 1 lb. total
2 teaspoons sesame oil
2 teaspoons soy sauce
1 garlic clove minced, or a teaspoon of pre-minced garlic
salt and pepper
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
1/4 cup peanut butter
3 tablespoons rice vinegar

Cut chicken into about 10 strips, and toss with sesame oil, soy sauce, cilantro, garlic, and red pepper flakes in medium bowl. Season with salt and pepper and thread each slice onto a skewer.

Heat grill to high heat and spray with oil, cook chicken for about 1 minute per side.

For sauce blend peanut butter and vinegar, add water if necessary for desired flavor and consistency.

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