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One of my best posts ever since I started blogging is my post on my recipe for "the best chicken satay ever" and it's probably due to the fact that it has been pinned a lot from Pinterest. 

 

Anyway, as I am consolidating blog posts, I decided to move it here because I want to believe that this is a true keeper. You don't believe me? Ask this little fella. 😉 Recipe below: 

 

Protein is something that is important in my diet — not only to build and retain muscles but also to repair micro-tears from runs, workouts and bike rides. It was my dear husband JZ who suggested Chicken satay and since he has been suffering from my crazy gluten-free diet, I happily obliged.

My grandma used to say that for the food to taste great, you have to use the best ingredients… so that’s why I did… 🙂  I bought organic chicken breast, organic peanut butter and use gluten free soy sauce for this dish hoping that that wisdom from grandma will serve us well. 🙂

I think it did so here it goes!

Ingredients:

8 chicken breast (sliced semi thinly to produce about 4 pc/breast)

 

For the marinade:

2 cloves  fresh garlic (minced)

1/4 cup  gluten-free soy sauce (I used the lite version)

1 TBSP  yellow curry (I got this from the asian store — it already has lemongrass)

1 TBSP organic brown sugar or 1 TBSP agave nectar (you decide) 😀

2 TBSP sesame oil

1/3 cup organic creamy peanut butter (Maranatha is the best peanut butter I have ever tasted)

Pinch of red chili pepper flakes to taste (omit if your child doesn't like spicy food)

 

Bamboo Skewers

Instructions:
  1. Slice the chicken into thin strips (One breast is 4 strips). Set aside in a large bowl.
  2. In a small bowl, mix well all the remaining ingredients together except for the skewers. (Dip your pinky finger and ask yourself what’s missing or lacking — adjust the taste to your liking). 🙂
  3. Pour the marinade into the chicken and marinate for at least 3 to 4 hours. Overnight is suggested. 🙂
  4. Once ready to grill, thread the meat into the skewer. While doing this, asked your husband or your partner to fire up the grill. 😀
  5. Grill the satays until cooked through usually about 4 minutes per side.

Best served with steamed rice. ENJOY!

 


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