Chicken Satay

Chicken Satay

Chicken satay is one of the most popular Asian appetizers that everyone loves, served with THE BEST creamy peanut sauce! This is a high calorie and high protein meal. 


 Ingredient (for 4 servings/ 8 skewers ):

  • 500g chicken breast in small pieces (in 8 skewers) 
  • 1 tsp curry powder 
  • 3/4 cup natural peanut butter, smooth 
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp vinegar 
  • 4 tbsp coconut milk 


*tbsp: tablespoon    tsp: tablespoon     cup: 250ml



  1. Marinade: Mix all ingredients in a bowl (apart from the chicken)
  2. Cut the chicken in small cubes and marinate in the mixture (20 minutes or the night before)
  3. Thread each piece of chicken onto a bamboo skewer 
  4. Place skewers lined in a baking pot and cover with the remaining marinate.
  5. Bake covered in foil for 10-15 minutes and then remove foil and bake for another 20-25 minutes (until thoroughly cooked – you should be having a caramelized sauce in the baking pot)


Dietitians Tip:  This is a dish with high caloric value due to the peanut butter. You can enjoy it with steamed basmati rice and vegetables.


Nutritional Value per serving (2 skewers):

Energy: 643 kcal

Fat: 28 g

Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g

Monounsaturated Fat: 13g

Carbohydrate: 64 g

Protein: 41g


Vitamins and Minerals

Vitamin E: 25 %

Magnesium: 30 %

Manganese: 20 %

Niacin: 104 %

Phosphorus: 44 %

Selenium: 38 %


*Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 kcal diet.


Eleana Liasidou-

Clinical Dietitian Nutritionist, MSc