Garlic and Herb Grilled Malaysian Satay Chicken Skewers


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For those looking to tantalize their taste buds with something truly exotic, this garlic and herb-marinated chicken recipe is the perfect solution! Skewer and cook it until golden brown on the grill. Then serve it alongside a savory spicy peanut sauce that will make your mouth water. Whether you choose to enjoy this delicious meal as an appetizer or main dish – there’s no denying its unique flavor will impress all of your guests.


  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh lemongrass
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large bowl, mix together the garlic, lemongrass, cilantro, soy sauce, vegetable oil, brown sugar, salt, and pepper.
  2. Add the chicken strips to the marinade and toss to coat well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.
  3. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  4. Thread the chicken strips onto skewers and grill each side for about 3-4 minutes, until the chicken is cooked through.
  5. Serve hot with spicy peanut sauce on the side.

Spicy peanut sauce ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp chili garlic sauce
  • Juice of 1 lime

Spicy peanut sauce instructions:

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the peanut butter, soy sauce, rice vinegar, brown sugar, chili garlic sauce, and lime juice.
  2. Serve the spicy peanut sauce with the grilled chicken skewers.

This flavorful dish is enough to serve 4-6 people and pairs perfectly with freshly steamed rice, as well as a side of grilled vegetables.

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