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Indonesian Satay

Rated as 4.59 out of 5 Stars

"This is an original Indonesian satay. I send it from a long way. Hope all over the world, readers can enjoy it."
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1 h servings 329
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. In a bowl, mix soy sauce, tomato sauce, peanut oil, garlic, black pepper, and cumin. Place chicken into the mixture, and stir to coat. Cover, and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 15 minutes, but not overnight. This will make the meat too dark.
  2. Preheat the grill for high heat.
  3. Heat vegetable oil in a saucepan over medium heat, and saute onion and garlic until lightly browned. Mix in water, peanut butter, soy sauce, and sugar. Cook and stir until well blended. Remove from heat, mix in lemon juice, and set aside.
  4. Lightly oil the grill grate. Thread chicken onto skewers, and discard marinade. Grill skewers about 5 minutes per side, until chicken juices run clear. Serve with the peanut sauce.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 329 calories; 18.2 11.8 30.8 67 957 Full nutrition

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I am of Dutch descent, where Indonesian cuisine was quite popular. This recipe is freakin' superb. Try it. You will love it.

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This was good and not too hard to make, but it was just okay. The sauce was better with a bit more peanut butter. I didn't have peanut oil, so I used sesame oil to still give it that nutty flavo...

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I am of Dutch descent, where Indonesian cuisine was quite popular. This recipe is freakin' superb. Try it. You will love it.

WOW talk about EASY and extremely tasty!!! Our family absolutely loved this satay recipe!! I didn't think 15 minutes of marinating time would be enough but it was very good!! We love spiced up f...

These were a positive hit at my dinner event. Even with my substitutions, they were delicious. I used pasta sauce instead of the tomato sauce, and olive oil for the peanut oil. I also, shocke...

Oh my God! This is fabulous...It has alot of ingredients, but is worth the effort I made this as written. If you are not going to make it as written and you don't like it then you shouldn't rate...

I loved this dish as did my family. I did spice up the peanut sauce with a bit of red pepper flakes as was suggested by other reviewers. Otherwise, the recipe was perfect. Served with basmati ri...

Delicious, easy and visually appealing makes this a perfect appetizer for company. I made the following modifications: halved the marinade for one chicken breast; substituted ketchup for tomat...

This was really good. And will go in my party folder recommendation.

Fantastic! As good as any restaurant. I left it to marinade about 1 hour. This would be just as good made with chicken thighs. Thanks for the great recipe.

Great chicken! Didn't care for the dipping sauce...too peanuty. I had chicken satay at a party recently and the sauce had a bit of curry, maybe? The marinade is great and I'll definitely use ...