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Thai Chicken Sate with Peanut Sauce Recipe

Thai Chicken Sate with Peanut Sauce – Thai chicken sate with peanut sauce. Make these at home with this easy recipe-much cheaper, delicious, and you can have as many sticks as you want!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Thai
Keyword Chicken Sate with Peanut Sauce
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 20 sticks
Calories 100 kcal



  • 2 pounds skinless and boneless chicken breast, sliced 1 inch wide x 4-5 inches length
  • 20 wooden skewers, soaked in water for 30 minutes
  • 1/2 cucumber, sliced


  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1.5 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2.5 teaspoons sweet soy sauce
  • 2.5 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons Masaman curry paste
  • 1/3 cup coconut milk

Peanut Sauce:

  • 1 teaspoon masaman curry paste
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 3 tablespoons tamarind juice
  • 3 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 1.5 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon paprika powder
  • 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup crushed peanuts


  1. Slice the chicken breast across grain with at least 1 inch wide each piece. Mix in the Marinade and make sure all pieces are well coated. Marinate the meat for at least 30 minutes in the refrigerator.

  2. Prepare the peanut sauce by adding all the Peanut Sauce ingredients in a 2 quart sauce pan. Mix well and cook on medium heat. Stir the sauce while cooking. Turn off the heat when the sauce is slightly thickened. It takes about 10-15 minutes.

  3. Take out the marinated chicken from the refrigerator. Insert the wooden skewers through the meat lengthwise. Grill the Sate for 4 minutes on each side or until desired tenderness.

  4. Serve with Peanut Sauce and some sliced cucumber.

Recipe Notes

You can find Masaman curry paste in a pack at any Asian Grocery Stores.

Nutrition Facts
Thai Chicken Sate with Peanut Sauce Recipe
Amount Per Serving (20 sticks)
Calories 100 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 29mg10%
Sodium 365mg16%
Potassium 294mg8%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 195IU4%
Vitamin C 1.4mg2%
Calcium 16mg2%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.