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Indonesian Chicken Satay Skewers

These satay skewers are made from chicken thighs, which makes them tender and juicy. Aside from the regular satay sauce, we recommend using kecap sauce as a condiment.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Type: Poultry
Servings: 5

300g chicken thighs


2 tbsp kecap manis

1 tbsp kecap asin

1 tsp cumin powder

1 tbsp fresh ginger

2 cloves of garlic

1 lemon

1 shallot

1 tsp brown sugar


120 ml kecap manis

1 tbsp  sambal oelek

½ tsp sesame oil

1 shallot

1 lime

2 tsp brown sugar

3 cloves of garlic

Side dishes

Krupuk (prawn crackers)

Other necessities

Bamboo skewers


Step 1: Put the bamboo skewers in a bowl of water. This is to make sure that the skewers will not burn later on.

Step 2: Rinse the chicken and properly pat dry. Cut the chicken in equal cubes.

Step 3: Cut the garlic and chop the shallot. Cut the lemon in slices. Grate the ginger. Put all the ingredients for the marinade in a bowl.

Step 4: Add the chicken to the marinade and let sit in the fridge for approximately 3 hours or overnight.

Step 5: Put the pieces of chicken on the bamboo skewers one by one.

Step 6: Roast the chicken for 10 minutes and flip sides halfway.

Step 7: Prepare the Kecap sauce:
Chop the shallots and the garlic. Heat one tbsp of oil in a sauce pan. Stir fry shortly. Add sambal and sugar. Mix properly. Take the pan of the heatsource and add kecap manis and lime juice. Stir once more, properly. Add a little sesame oil for extra taste.

Enjoy your meal!

  • Sku: REC186
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