Chicken Satay Skewers


Chicken Satay Skewers

Delicious grilled skewers marinated with spices.
Prep Time 50 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 people


  • 1 kg Chicken Thighs Boneless and Skinless
  • 25 each Bamboo Skewers Soak in water overnight to prevent burning

Satay Marinade

  • 3 tbsp Oil
  • 2 stalks Lemongrass white parts only
  • 2 cloves Garlic peeled
  • 6 small Shallots peeled
  • 2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Chili powder
  • 0.5 tsp Salt
  • 2 tbsp Honey


  • Cut the chicken into strips. Set aside
  • Blend all the marinade ingredients in a food processor, add a little water if required
  • Combine the cut chicken and marinade. Cover with cling film and refrigerate overnight or minimum 6 hours.
  • Thread 3-4 strips onto each bamboo skewer.
  • BBQ or grill the chicken skewers 2-3 minutes each side until the meat is fully cooked and the surface is nicely charred. Brush with some oil while grilling.
  • Serve hot with the peanut sauce (seperate recipe)