Barbecued chicken satay with peanut sauce

Barbecued chicken satay with peanut sauce
Barbecued chicken satay with peanut sauce Photo: Marina Oliphant
Dietary
Dairy-free

A great starter or snack.

Ingredients

400ml light coconut milk

1 tbsp red curry paste

1 1/2 tbsp caster sugar

1 1/2 tbsp fish sauce

1 1/2 tsp tamarind puree

50g chopped roasted peanuts

8 chicken skewers

sliced Lebanese cucumber

coriander leaves

Method

For peanut sauce, place 400ml light coconut milk in a small saucepan and bring slowly to the boil. Add 1 tbsp red curry paste and cook, stirring, for 2-3 minutes or until fragrant. Add 1 1/2 tbsp caster sugar, 1 1/2 tbsp fish sauce and 1 1/2 tsp tamarind puree and simmer for 2-3 minutes. Add 50g chopped roasted peanuts, stir and remove from heat.

Cook 8 satay chicken skewers on a hot barbecue, turning occasionally until cooked and tender.

Serve with peanut sauce and sliced Lebanese cucumber tossed with coriander leaves. 

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