Chicken Satay Skewers with Cucumber Salad

Chicken satay is a crowd favourite, and this homemade version is full of flavour, and perfectly paired with a lightly spiced cucumber salad. Divine!

Prep Time: 20 Minutes Cooking Time: 10 Minutes Serves: 4

Ingredients

500g skinless chicken breast, diced
1 tbsp finely grated ginger
1 tsp turmeric
2 tbsp fish sauce
Juice of 1 lime
1 lemongrass stem, bruised
2 Lee Kum Kee Satay Sauce packets
1 cucumber, peeled into ribbons
1 tbsp white vinegar (we love D.Y.C)

1 tbsp caster sugar
2 tbsp sweet chilli sauce (we love Barker’s)
¼ cup chopped coriander
To serve
Steamed rice (we love Sun Rice)

Method

  1. In a bowl, combine the ginger, turmeric, fish sauce, lime and lemongrass. Stir well, then add the chicken and stir until coated. Leave to marinate for a minimum of 2 hours.
  2. Once marinated, thread the chicken onto soaked skewers and set onto a lined or non stick baking tray.
  3. Brush the skewers with ½ of 1 satay sauce packet, then place in the oven at 220C on grill. Grill for 5-7 minutes, then turn and baste with the remaining satay sauce. Place back in the oven and grill for a further 5-7 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
  4. To make the cucumber salad, mix together the vinegar, sugar and sweet chilli sauce until the sugar has dissolved. Add the cucumber ribbons and toss to coat.
  5. Serve the cooked skewers alongside the cucumber salad and steamed rice.
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