Author Elfie V
Elfie

I find inspiration and joy in the kitchen as a passionate cooking enthusiast and culinary artist.

Cooking over charcoal makes chicken satay have a delicious smoked taste while keeping it juicy on the inside.
Easy to cook and delicious Taichan Satay with Peanut Sauce.

The secret to making delicious Taichan Satay with Peanut Sauce lies in the marinade and the grilling technique. The chicken is usually marinated for several hours in several spices before being skewered and cooked over an open flame (BBQ grill) or non-stick pan. Cooking over charcoal makes the chicken satay have a delicious smoked taste while keeping it juicy on the inside. The difference between chicken satay and Taichan Satay with Peanut Sauce lies in its appearance. Chicken satay is usually brown when it's grilled, but in Taichan Satay it's usually off-white. The seasoning is also different, chicken satay usually uses peanut sauce, while Taichan Satay uses spicy seasoning. The spices used to marinate the chicken are also different. Chicken satay usually uses a variety of spices, such as ginger, shallots, garlic, candlenut, galangal, etc. Meanwhile, Taichan Satay is only marinated with salt, pepper, and lime water. And of course, the tastes of chicken satay and Taichan Satay are very different, but both are still delicious! Here's an easy recipe for Taichan Satay with Peanut Sauce along with the steps to make it.

YIELDS 2 serving(s)
TOTAL TIME 55 minute(s)

Ingredients

  • 300g chicken fillets, cut into small squares
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • ½ lime, squeeze the water
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 6-8 skewers

Peanut Sauce

  • 200g raw peanuts
  • 8 large red chilies
  • 4 garlic
  • 8 shallots
  • 700 ml of water
  • 50g sugar
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 8g salt
  • 5 tbsp sweet sauce (kecap manis)
  • 3 lime leaves

Sambal

  • 8 red bird's eye chilies
  • 5 garlic
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 100 ml of water
  • 4g shrimp paste

Complementary

  • Shallots
  • Sweet sauce (kecap manis)
  • Fried onions
  • Lime

Steps

1

Marinate the chicken fillet with salt, pepper, lime water, and garlic powder. Leave it for 30 minutes.

Step 1 of cooking Taichan Satay with Peanut Sauce.
2

Peanut Sauce: Saute (with 2 sdm oil) the raw peanuts, large red chilies, and garlic until brown, and don't burn.

Step 2 of cooking Taichan Satay with Peanut Sauce.
3

After that, blend the sauteed mixtures with shallots and add 450 ml of water. Once blended, put it back in the saucepan and add 250 ml of water. Add sugar, brown sugar, salt, sweet sauce (kecap manis), and lime leaves. Stir well until it boils. You can add more sweet sauce (kecap manis) or sugar if it's not sweet enough.

Step 3 of cooking Taichan Satay with Peanut Sauce.
4

Sambal: Blend the red bird's eye chilies, garlic, salt, and water. After that, saute the blended sambal, then add the shrimp paste. Cook until boiling; if it's too spicy, add sugar.

Step 4 of cooking Taichan Satay with Peanut Sauce.
5

As shown in the photo, take 4-5 pieces of chicken fillet, and stick them with a skewer.

Step 5 of cooking Taichan Satay with Peanut Sauce.
6

Take a non-stick pan and heat 1 tbsp of butter or oil. When it's hot enough, put the chicken satay as shown in the photo. Don't forget to turn over the chicken satay until it's cooked and browned.

Step 6 of cooking Taichan Satay with Peanut Sauce.
7

Serve the Taichan Chicken Satay with peanut sauce and sambal. For the complementary: shallots pieces, sweet sauce (kecap manis), fried onions, and lime.

Step 7 of cooking Taichan Satay with Peanut Sauce.


Author Elfie V
Elfie

I find inspiration and joy in the kitchen as a passionate cooking enthusiast and culinary artist.

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