Chicken Satay With Spicy Peanut Sauce

chicken-satay-peanut-sauce Photo: Sang An


  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast tenders (about 15 pieces)
  • 4 tablespoons fresh lime juice, divided
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce, divided
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 3 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Sriracha (hot chile sauce)
  • 15 (12-inch) wooden skewers, presoaked
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro


1. Place chicken, 3 tablespoons lime juice, 2 tablespoons soy sauce, and curry powder in a zip-top bag. Seal bag and refrigerate 1 hour.

2. Whisk together remaining lime juice and soy sauce with peanut butter and next 3 ingredients. Set aside.

3. Arrange rack in the center of the oven and preheat broiler to high.

4. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Thread chicken on skewers; arrange on baking sheet.

5. Broil chicken 4–5 minutes, until cooked through. Sprinkle with cilantro; serve with dipping sauce.

    Prep: 10 minutes; Marinate: 1 hour; Cook: 4 minutes.
  • Yield: Makes 15 servings (serving size: 1 satay, 1 tablespoon sauce)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 58
Fat per serving: 2g
Saturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 1g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 1g
Protein per serving: 7g
Carbohydrate per serving: 2g
Fiber per serving: 0.0g
Cholesterol per serving: 17mg
Iron per serving: 0.0mg
Sodium per serving: 169mg
Calcium per serving: 7mg