Thai Satay Chicken With Spicy Peanut Sauce

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satay-chicken

Ingredients
1 kg skinless chicken breastmeat – cut into bite size
Wooden skwers  (soak in water)
1 cucuber – cut into cubes
2 big red onions – Sliced
Benefit Coco Premium Coconut Oil – during grilling

Marinade Ingredients
2 tbsp minced garlic
2 tbsp minced lemongrass (white parts)
3 tbsp Kicap Manis
2 tbsp Sugar
1 tbsp gula melaka
1/2 tsp salt
2 tbsp fish sauce
1/2 tbsp chili powder
11/2 tbsp fresh Masala powder (bought from Indian spice shop)
150 ml coconut cream
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp ground peppercorn
1 tbsp corn flour
2 tbsp ginger juice

Peanut Sauce
3 tbsp fish sauce
5 tbsp tamarind juice
5 tbsp creamy peanut butter
2 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp gula melaka
1 tbsp chilli powder
2 tbsp chilli oil
1 tbsp minced garlic
750 ml water (700 ml coconut cream + 50 ml water)
(Put all in a saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat, taste accordingly)

Method
1) Season chicken with marinade ingredients overnight or 4-6 hours. Take out the chicken meat and insert the skewer through the meat. Grill over charcoal stove 4-6 minutes on both side (brush with Benefit Coco Premium Coconut oil) or it is cooked through.
2) Serve with peanut sauce and cucumber and onions on the side.

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Satay Bee hoon

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Ingredients
300 g bee hoon
50 g cuttlefish – criss cross and cut into pieces
5-6 pieces tau pok (fried and cut into strips)
50 g kangkong (washed and pluck the leaves and stems, about 3 cm)
20 g bean sprouts
20 g chicken meat/pork slices
50 g pig liver – sliced thinly
20 g medium prawns
20 g cockles (optional)

Method
1) Blanched bee hoon in boiling water for about 3 minutes, drained and set aside.
2) Blanch cuttlefish, kangkong, beansprouts, chicken slices, prawns, pig liver and cockles in boiling water. Remove and set aside.
3) Transfer bee hoon to a serving plate, ladle the gravy over it. Garnished with blanched cuttlefish, meat, prawns kangkong, bean sprouts, cockles and pig liver. Serve hot.

Gravy Ingredients
500 g ground peanuts
2 potatoes -steamed and mashed
50 g sugar
100 g brown sugar
Salt to taste
1 tbsp kicap manis
1000 ml water

Blended Ingredients
3 stalks lemongrass
3 candlenuts
1 inch galangal
1 tsp each – cummin, fennel and turmeric powder
1 tbsp coriander powder
3 fresh red chillies
20 pieces dried chillies (soaked till soft)
7 shallots
3 cloves garlic
2 cm toasted belacan
20 g dried shrimps
50 ml tamarind water

Method
1) Heat oil in a wok and saute blended ingredients till aromatic and oil sips through. Add sugar, salt and mix evenly, add water, kicap manis, mashed potatoes and peanuts .
2) Stir to combine everything together. Simmer over low heat till sugar dissovles, stirring occasionally.  Once gravy thickens, taste accordingly. (add more water if gravy is too thick)