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Authentic Indonesian Chicken Satay

The most famous Indonesian chicken satay is Sate Madura. The best is the one sold by the street hawkers. Usually it is served with rice or rice cake wrapped in banana leaves (lontong), peanut sauce and condiments.
This recipe is dedicated to Jackicam.

Ingredients

  • 3 Shallots

  • 3 Candle nuts

  • 2 Garlic cloves

  • 1 kg boneless, skinless chicken breast or thighs, cut into cubes

  • 100 ml water

  • Cooking Oil

  • Pinch of Salt

  • 100 ml Indonesian sweet soy sauce

  • 2 red finger-length chilies

  • 3 bird-eye chili (optional)

  • 500 roasted peanuts (ground to a paste) or substitute with peanut butter

  • 10 ml Lime juice

  • Bamboo skewers (as needed)

Method

  • 1.

    Ground shallot, garlic, candle nut, red chilies, and bird-eye chilies to a fine paste.

  • 2.

    Heat oil in a saucepan then sauté the paste until fragrant.

  • 3.

    Add ground peanuts or peanut butter, 50 ml of sweet soy sauce, salt and water.

  • 4.

    Mix well and slowly bring to a boil.

  • 5.

    Remove saucepan from heat and add lime juice.

  • 6.

    Cool to room temperature.

  • 7.

    Impale the chicken cubes on bamboo skewers until 3/4 full.

  • 8.

    Marinate chicken satay for at least 2 hours with a quarter of the sauce and the rest of the sweet soy sauce.

  • 9.

    Grill satay for 10-15 minutes, turning occasionally.

  • 10.

    Serve satay with sauce and rice.

Notes

Soak bamboo skewers in water for at least 1/2 hour so they don't burn. Use chicken thighs for best flavor and texture.

Condiments: sliced onions or shallots, bird-eye chilies, limes.

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Posted by MithaReport
Is it have to be candle nut?
Posted by jackicamReport
Thank you my friend!!!! Will be making this next week so I will give you the verdict (I already know it will be delicious!)