Simple Satay Sauce Recipe

Satay sauce is a rich peanut and coconut-based sauce used in SE Asian cuisine. This thick, creamy sauce is typically paired with grilled meats such as chicken or beef, classically served on skewers. Satay sauce can also be served over vegetables or meats on a bed of rice and used in a variety of other ways. Many fans of SE Asian food label satay sauce as one of their favorite aspects of this cuisine.

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  • 2 teaspoons Cooking oil
  • 4  Shallots, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves Garlic, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons fresh Ginger, finely chopped
  • 2 Red Thai/Bird chilies, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup Peanut butter
  • 1 cup Coconut milk
  • 2 teaspoons Soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Soft brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Fish sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Lime juice

Method :

  1. Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add the shallots, garlic, ginger and chili.
  3. Stir constantly with a wooden spoon for 5 minutes, or until the shallots are golden.
  4. Reduce heat to low and add the remaining ingredients.
  5. Simmer for 10-15 minutes, or until thickened.
  6. Remove from heat.

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