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Fast chicken satay

Fire up the grill and keep the good times rolling.
Chicken Satay SkewersBen Dearnley
4 - 6

There’s no denying the allure of a good chicken satay, and our express version is made for easy midweek dinners.


Quick satay sauce


1.Preheat a barbecue (preferably charcoal) to medium-high. Combine chicken, ginger, turmeric, garlic and soy sauce in a bowl, season with sea salt and toss to coat. Thread chicken onto 12 skewers, folding pieces back on themselves if necessary. Drizzle with oil and grill, brushing with coconut milk and turning occasionally, until charred and cooked through (5-6 minutes).
2.Meanwhile, for satay sauce, combine ingredients in a bowl (add chilli to taste) and season to taste. Transfer to a small serving bowl and top with roasted peanuts.
3.Squeeze lime over chicken skewers, top with mint and serve with satay sauce.

Note Tamarind extract is best made fresh. To make it, mix tamarind pulp with hot water and stand until pulp softens. Break up pulp in the water with the back of a spoon and strain through a coarse sieve. Alternatively, use jarred tamarind paste.


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