Thai Chicken Satay

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 stalk lemongrass, roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons palm sugar or light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice from 1 lime
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons freshly minced garlic (about 2 medium cloves)
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon Sriracha
  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breasts, sliced into 1/2-inch strips lengthwise
  • Bamboo skewers, soaked in water for 30 minutes prior to use
  • 1 recipe Spicy Peanut Sauce

Peanut Sauce

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • 2 tablespoons Thai red curry paste
  • 2 tablespoons palm sugar or light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Sriracha
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice from 1 lime
  • 1 teaspoon finely minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • Kosher salt, to taste

Directions

  • Place lemongrass, oil, fish sauce, sugar, lime juice, soy sauce, turmeric, garlic, coriander, and Sriracha in jar of a blender and blend on high speed until smooth, about 30 seconds, scraping down sides as necessary.
  • Place chicken in a large resealable plastic bag and pour in marinade. Place in refrigerator and marinate 1 to 2 hours, turning bag occasionally to marinate evenly.
    Remove chicken from marinade and thread onto wooden skewers.
  • Light one chimney full of charcoal. When all charcoal is lit and covered with gray ash, pour out and spread the coals evenly over entire surface of coal grate. Set cooking grate in place, cover grill and allow to preheat for 5 minutes.
  • Clean and oil the grilling grate. Grill chicken until browned on both sides and cooked through, about 3 minutes per side.
  • Transfer to a platter, let rest for 5 minutes, then serve immediately with Spicy Peanut Sauce

http://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2013/04/thai-chicken-satay-recipe.html

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