Quick Chicken Satay Recipe
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.
- 4 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
- 2 limes, juice only (or rice vinegar)
- ~⅓ c. coconut water
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tsp. ginger, minced
- ¼ c. cilantro, chopped
- Spices, 2 tsp. each: turmeric, cumin seed, coriander seed
- 1-2T coconut cream (optional)
For more flavor add a bit of soy sauce and/or Sriracha
Nutrition Facts for Satay
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)
- 50g peanut butter (or sesame tahini)
- Juice of ½ lime
- Dash rice vinegar
- 5g sugar, brown sugar or honey
- 5g soy sauce (or to taste)
- 2-3g sriracha (or to taste)
- 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
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?