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Chicken Satay

This Chicken Satay is quick, easy, and packed with flavor. Tender bite-size pieces of chicken are skewered, grilled, then served with a creamy peanut sauce!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time27 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: grilled, healthy, thai peanut sauce
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 534kcal
Author: Jennifer Debth


  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce use tamari or coconut aminos to make gluten free
  • 2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey use agave, brown sugar, or maple syrup if you can't have honey
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs cut into 1/2 - 1-inch pieces
  • salt to taste
  • 1 batch Thai peanut sauce for serving
  • Cilantro, peanuts, green onion, and lime juice for serving


  • Place soy sauce, vinegar, honey, sesame oil, fish sauce, garlic powder, ground ginger, and red pepper flakes into a medium sized bowl.
  • Whisk to combine.
  • Stir in cubed chicken, then cover and marinate in the fridge for 8 hours.
  • Grease a grill or grill pan with cooking spray.
  • Preheat grill to medium-high (about 350 degrees F) or heat a grill pan over medium-high heat.
  • Skewer the chicken onto 4 skewers* and season with a touch of salt.
  • Place onto the grill or grill pan and cook for 4-6 minutes.
  • Spray the tops with cooking spray, then flip and cook an additional 4-6 minutes, or until the chicken is fully cooked.
  • Serve with peanut sauce, cilantro, peanuts, green onions, and a squeeze of lime!
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*If using bamboo skewers, make sure to soak them for at least 30 minutes to prevent burning.
Nutrition information does include 1 batch of Thai peanut sauce divided into 4 for serving.


Serving: 1person | Calories: 534kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 162mg | Sodium: 2590mg | Potassium: 768mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 115IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 3mg