Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Chicken with Satay Sauce

Hey everyone-Happy Foodie Friday! I'm also joining the Holly Jolly Recipe Swap! For my Personal PIGskin Challenge this week I'm making Ina Garten's Chicken with Satay Sauce Dip. Ina even suggests using a rotisserie chicken from the supermarket for this, wow, how easy is that:@)
Hope you love it if you try it!
Chicken with Satay Sauce
1 tblsp good olive oil
1 tblsp dark sesame oil
2/3 C small diced red onion (I used white)
1 1/2 tsp minced garlic (approx 2 small cloves)
1 1/2 tsp minced fresh ginger
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
2 tblsp good red wine vinegar (I used what was in the closet)
1/4 C light brown sugar, packed
2 tblsp soy sauce
1/2 C smooth peanut butter
1/4 C ketchup
2 tblsp dry sherry (I left this out, but did add 1 tblsp water)
1 1/2 tsp freshly squeezed lime juice
1 rotisserie chicken
* the pom-pom toothpicks are optional-but fun:@)
  I found these at Christmas Tree Shoppes.

Cook the olive oil, sesame oil, red onion, garlic, ginger and red pepper flakes in a small heavy bottomed pot on medium heat until the onion is transparent, 10-15 mins. Whisk in the vinegar, sugar, soy sauce, peanut butter, ketchup, sherry and lime juice, cook for 1 minute more. Cool.

Using a sharp knife, carefully remove the entire breast of the chicken and slice it diagonally in 1/2-inch thick slices. Skewer the chicken slices with wooden sticks and serve with the sauce. (Use remaining chicken however you'd like.)

Thoughts: I really liked it, my son thought peanut butter is best left to "and jelly".


  1. Hello Lynn,
    that looks delicious and we like Indian food. So I will treat sweet husband once with your recipe.
    Greetings, Johanna

  2. This recipe sounds very good...thanks...hugs, Flavia

  3. I love the idea of using a rotisserie chicken. My hubby has been craving something with an Indian flair, maybe I will surprise him and make some of this in the next few days. Thanks for the recipe!

  4. My guy says he doesn't like it but he never seems to turn it down when offered some peanut satay sauce and a piece of chicken.

  5. I've never thought of using a pre-cooked chicken for this. I love anything with a peanut sauce...yummy!

  6. This sounds delicious, Lynn. I love how Ina makes everything sound easy!


  7. Looks delicious! And I love the little toothpicks you have for it. Very festive.

  8. Yum that looks good. I haven't had lunch yet so my tiny mouth is drooling.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

  9. YUMMMY! Thanks for sharing the recipe with all of us.

    Have a wonderful day,

  10. What a fun time saver! It seems like everyone is so busy right now, this would be great. Did you mean to tell where you got the darling pom pom picks? I just read ...@. They are adorable.

  11. This is one of my favorite appetizers. Your version looks wonderful. I hope you are having a great day. Blessings...Mary

  12. I think the sauce sounds wonderful! I'm saving this for my next appetizer party! Thanks!

  13. Pom-pom picks??? You are so much fun! The sauce looks delish and easy for a tasty appetizer. Thanks Lynn...


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