Homemade Chicken Satay

I used 3 big whole chicken breasts, You can also choose boneless chicken leg.

Cut Chicken into small pieces. Actually I cut them into kind of big chunks. 🙂

Marinade:

12 shallots

7 cloves of garlic

2 lemon grass

1 medium piece of ginger

2 tsp turmeric powder

1 tsp cumin powder

1 tsp fennel powder

1 tbsp tamarind paste

2 tbsp sugar

2 tsp salt

2 tbsp oil

Bland all the ingredients above into smooth paste. Put chicken into a bag or a big bowl. add in marinade and marinate for over night.

Brushing sauce: 2 tbsp coconut milk + 2 tbsp honey + 2 tbsp oil

Preheat oven to 200 Degree C.

Put chicken onto skewers. Lay them in baking tray. Brush them with honey coconut mixture. Into the oven for 13 mins (my chicken pieces are very big, you can reduce the time according to the size of the meat.). Take them out, flip the skewers. And brush the coconut sauce again. Turn up the heat to 220 Degree C. Into the oven and roast for another 10 mins.

Dipping peanut chili sauce:

8 shallots

5 cloves of garlic

1 lemon grass

1 medium piece of ginger

3 tbsp chili paste

2 tbsp belacan

Blend them into paste.

Heat a pan, add in 1 tbsp oil. When oil is hot, add in chili paste mixture. Stir fry till aromatic. Add in 1 cup water, 2 tbsp tamarind juice, 6 tbsp sugar, 1 tsp salt and 1 cup ground peanut. Bring to boil and simmer to reduce the sauce.

Serve the chicken with peanut chili sauce, cucumber and onion.

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