• Lauren-Nicole

grilled chicken skewers & peanut satay sauce

From those of you who came to the BBQ last saturday I know you've been sitting there patiently waiting for me to post this recipe up. It has arrived, at long last!!! I wasn't trying to torture anyone with the wait, it's just I know that a certain friend of mine may or may not be having a BBQ tomorrow & I can't let hers be better than mine. Teasing, Alex... x

Sunday is cook day & I figured since I was already sat in front of the computer thinking of recipes to butcher & making my shopping list, that I would share this gem. I actually improvised this recipe almost two years ago.... Considering how great the impromptu session turned out last time, I decided to try it again for my birthday bash.

Ingredients: - 1.5 cups peanuts - 1 cup chicken stock - 2 tbs gluten free sweet soy sauce - 1 tbs sugar - 1 tbs tamarind pulp - 1 tbs butter - 3 tbs olive oil - 3 garlic cloves - 3 onions, diced - 2 lemon grass stalks - 1 tbs fresh ginger - 1 tbs coriander - 1 tbs red curry paste - 3 tbs peanut butter - 400ml coconut milk - 1/2 lemon, juiced - 1/2 lime, juiced

Directions, sauce: 1.  saute the onions on medium-low heat with a tablespoon of butter until they are soft & translucent, about 10 minutes. 2. add garlic, lemongrass, ginger & coriander & continue to saute for an additional 3 minutes. 3. add the tamarind paste, sugar, peanut butter, sweet soya sauce, lemon juice, lime juice & red curry past, turn the heat up to medium & cook for a further five minutes. 4. add the peanuts, chicken stock & coconut milk & continue to cook until the sauce has reached the desired level of thickness. 5. remove the lemon grass before serving.

Directions, chicken: 1. dissolve one chicken bouillon cube in 3 cups of hot water & allow it to cool. 2. cut chicken into cubes & skewer them. 3. place the skewered chicken into a container & pour in the broth, allow to soak over night. 4. drain the liquid, season with salt & pepper & place on the bbq.

Helpful tips: 1. If you wish to exclude the bbq or skewers from the recipe, the chicken can be prepared in any other way one desires & just add the sauce later.

By the way...

If you're interested in the type of stuff I keep stocked in my kitchen or the equipment that I use regularly... here's a pretty comprehensive list.

Tools/ Equipment/ Machinery/ Ingredients:


Electric Scale - Etekcity - http://amzn.to/2xkKpQk

Hand Mixer - Kenwood - http://amzn.to/2xkjowh

Stand Mixer - Kenwood - http://amzn.to/2yqXPiH

Candy Thermometer - Etekcity - http://amzn.to/2xklw7k

Food Processor - Cuisinart - http://amzn.to/2xkkZqK

Blender - Kenwood - http://amzn.to/2xXQgwU


Silicone Spatula - Zyliss - http://amzn.to/2y3Srkw

Chef's Knife 8" - Miyabi - http://amzn.to/2fUtyRK

Pots & Pans:

Cast Iron Skillet 12" - Lodge - http://amzn.to/2fMHb1x Cast Iron Pot 5.5 Quart - La Cocotte Staub - http://amzn.to/2fUqxAG

Cast Iron Grill Skillet 10.5" - Lodge - http://amzn.to/2z2GPwi

Cake tins & Pie Plates:

Bunt Pan - Nordic Ware - http://amzn.to/2xjGB1N

Square Cake Tin - Patisse - http://amzn.to/2xkn5Ce

Springform cake tin 22cm (9”) - Farberware - http://amzn.to/2xkdQ4T

Ceramic Pie Plate- Emile Henry - http://amzn.to/2gex5qR

Cupcake Tin - Wilton - http://amzn.to/2xkp4GG

Tart Tin Loose Bottom 9.5” - Patisse - http://amzn.to/2xje3u2

Decorating Equipment:

Non-Slip Pipping Bags - Pastry Gear - http://amzn.to/2fLxAZ0

Pipping Tips - Wilton - http://amzn.to/2yJVPy1

Food Gels - Wilton - http://amzn.to/2kpOCky

Fondant Smoother - Wilton - http://amzn.to/2xkyZRl

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Active Dry Yeast - Bob's Red Mill - http://amzn.to/2gcC2R4

Almond Flour - Bob's Red Mill - http://amzn.to/2xkP3xI

Arrow root - Bob’s Red Mill - http://amzn.to/2ycT0WF

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Bicarbonate of Soda - Bob's Red Mill - http://amzn.to/2yL7Lj4

Brown Rice Flour - Bob's Red Mill - http://amzn.to/2z1MUt1

Buckwheat Flour - Anthony’s Organic - http://amzn.to/2xjRS6T

Cocoa Powder - Valrhona - https://amzn.to/2ouIwlr Coconut Flour - Bob's Red Mill - http://amzn.to/2xkAHNX

Flaxseed Meel - Bob's Red Mill - http://amzn.to/2ybK0Rm

Millet flour - Bob’s Red Mill - http://amzn.to/2iBZqYw

Oat Flour - Bob's Red Mill - http://amzn.to/2fNUuyZ

Potato Starch - Bob's Red Mill - http://amzn.to/2yKpYgH

Quinoa Flour - Amisa Organic - https://amzn.to/2oyWVg9 Sorghum Flour - Bob's Red Mill - http://amzn.to/2yClSf5 Sweet White Rice Flour - Bob's Red Mill - http://amzn.to/2y2xmXK

Tapioca Starch - Bob's Red Mill - http://amzn.to/2xjv879

Vanilla Extract Organic - Simply Organic - http://amzn.to/2xXdt2e

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White Flour GF - Dove's Farm - http://amzn.to/2z1b5I1​

Xanthan Gum - Bob's Red Mill - http://amzn.to/2zoYxuC

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