Chicken satay recipe

Quick Chicken Satay Recipe

Chicken satay recipe quick

Craving some tasty Thai food, but think you'd have to choose between fat loss and a delicious meal?

Worry not! Today's recipe puts it all together with a simple way to make chicken breast taste awesome.

Ingredients

  1. 4 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  2. 2 limes, juice only (or rice vinegar)
  3. ~⅓ c. coconut water
  4. 2 cloves garlic, minced
  5. 1 tsp. ginger, minced
  6. ¼ c. cilantro, chopped
  7. Spices, 2 tsp. each: turmeric, cumin seed, coriander seed
  8. 1-2T coconut cream (optional)

For more flavor add a bit of soy sauce and/or Sriracha

Nutrition Facts for Satay

Chicken satay recipe for weight loss and fatloss

Directions

Combine all marinade ingredients in a glass dish. To make everything more efficient, mince a bit extra garlic, ginger and cilantro to use for the dipping sauce. Slice chicken breasts into cubes or strips (or leave whole if squeemish/lazy). Marinade chicken for 1 to 12 hours.

Preheat broiler or grill to high. Thread chicken on to skewers, or spread out well over baking sheet. Broil 5-10min, or until meat begins to brown, then turn over and repeat for the other side.

Quick Peanut Dipping Sauce (4 servings)

  1. 50g peanut butter (or sesame tahini)
  2. Juice of ½ lime
  3. Dash rice vinegar
  4. 5g sugar, brown sugar or honey
  5. 5g soy sauce (or to taste)
  6. 2-3g sriracha (or to taste)
  7. Optional add-ins: minced garlic, ginger, cilantro, etc.

Combine all ingredients in a small bowl. Whisk with a fork until smooth. For a thinner sauce, whisk in a few spoonfuls of water at the very end.

Nutrition Facts for Sauce

Chicken satay peanut sauce

Closing Thoughts

This is a classic dish that everybody likes, and is dead simple to make. To have this as a meal, we recommend serving it along side a carb source such as rice or noodles. Chicken Satay served with peanut sauce, a small bowl of rice and cucumber salad makes for a delicious and wholesome meal.

A lot of your favorite restaurant dishes can fit into a healthy diet with a few simple tweaks and without sacrificing on taste. What would you like to see next in quick, tasty recipes?