Chicken with Peanut Sauce (Satay)

If you love peanut butter like myself then you’ll definitely love the tangy flavor of chicken with peanut sauce. Chicken Satay is a Southeast Asian dish of season chicken strips on a skewer with peanut sauce. This dish is easy prepare and will leave your satisfied and wanting more.

Debra Roinestad
Chicken with Peanut Sauce (Satay), (c) The Comfy Cabin, 2022

Here are some of the ingredients that I used.

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Chicken with Peanut Sauce (Satay)

The Comfy Cabin
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Thailand
Servings 4 people


  • ~ For the Peanut Sauce ~
  • 4 tbsp creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 lemon or lime, freshly squeezed
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • ½ tbsp fresh ginger, grated or ginger powder
  • ½ tbsp sweet chili sauce
  • ~ For the Chicken Marinade ~
  • 1 lb chicken breast
  • ¼ cup coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 3 cloves of garlic minced or garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger, grated or ginger powder
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • ~ Prep for the Peanut Sauce ~
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together, lemon juice, brown sugar, ginger, soy sauce, sweet chili sauce, and peanut butter. Set aside in the fridge.
  • ~ Prep for the Chicken Marinade ~
  • Cut the chicken breast into strips about 1/4 thickness and season with salt and pepper. Flatten chicken with a mallet or a rolling pin.
  • In a zip lock bag add the chicken and marinade sauce. 
  • Place in the fridge for about 1 hour so the flavors can set in.
  • Drain the chicken form the marinade and discard the marinade.
  • Thread the chicken onto metal skewers and on a sheet pan lined with foil and a little bit of oil.
  • Heat oven to 375° degrees and place the chicken on the bottom rack.
  • Cook for 20-25 mins. And serve with the peanut sauce.
Keyword chicken

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