Thai Chicken Satay with Spicy Peanut Sauce

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Try this tasty Thai Chicken Satay with Spicy Peanut Sauce. So simple and aromatic.


Thai Chicken Satay with Spicy Peanut Sauce

Thai chicken satay with spicy peanut sauce – Thai chicken sate is tasty and popular. Make this amazing chicken satay with this super easy and step-by-step recipe. Chicken skewers are all too often dry and and flavorless, but a sweet and pungent marinade ensures this chicken satay is anything but.

Try this satay recipe with Pot Stickers – Chive and Pork, Tom Yum Gai – Sour & Spicy Chicken Soup or Vegetable Chow Mein.

  • Author: Eating Well
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 6
  • Total Time: 21




  1. Whisk lime juice, oil, soy sauce, fish sauce and red pepper in a shallow dish until combined; add chicken and turn to coat. Let marinate in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.
  2. To prepare peanut sauce: Whisk peanut butter, coconut milk, lime juice, soy sauce, brown sugar and red pepper until smooth.
  3. Preheat grill to high. Thread each chicken tender onto a wooden skewer. Grill until cooked through and no longer pink in the middle, about 3 minutes per side. Serve warm or chilled with Spicy Peanut Sauce.


  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate the peanut sauce for up to 2 days.
  • Ingredient note: Fish sauce is a pungent Southeast Asian sauce made from salted, fermented fish. You can find it in the Asian section of large supermarkets and in Asian specialty markets.
  • Tips: Refrigerate leftover coconut milk for up to 1 week or freeze for up to 2 months. It will appear separated when thawed; simply mix until smooth.


  • Serving Size: 4

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