Satay Chicken Recipe — Alex Brown

  • Aprox 400g chicken thigh fillets
  • 2tbsp peanut butter (proper stuff — 100% peanuts)
  • 1tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 1tsp honey
  • Splash of boiling water (to help melt the peanut butter / make a ‘creamy’ sauce)
  • 2 spring onions
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Handful of spinach (or pak choi)

Mix the peanut butter, soy sauce, honey in a small bowl.

Add a small amount of boiling water if needed (tablespoon or so at a time) to make the mixture easier to mix.

Pour over the chicken thigh fillets and leave to marinade for at least an hour. Ideally longer.

Heat around 1tbsp of sesame oil in a non-stick wok

Stir fry the chicken thigh fillets on a medium heat until cooked.

When cooked, allow the fillets to ‘catch’ slightly to give them a crispy texture and slightly charred flavour.

Throw in the spring onions and stir fry for a minute or two

Right at the end of cooking, add the handful of spinach and stir in until wilted.

Serve with rice, or on it’s own for fewer carbs.

Originally published at on August 4, 2020.

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