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Satay Chicken Skewers ~ Gluten-free

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I’m sure glad Chicken Satay Skewers are quick and easy to make because we plan on having these a lot! The perfect blend of spices comes through in every tender bite of chicken.

The first night I made chicken satay for dinner my husband asked if we could keep it on a weekly rotation. And that was on the third night of leftovers. I agree though, it is literally indescribable…Lots and lots of flavor.

Chicken Satay Skewers go hand-in-hand with peanut sauce for dipping. I use the same peanut sauce recipe, which just happens to be my favorite, that I also serve with spring rolls. If you don’t want to make your own peanut sauce it is easily found in grocery stores. My favorite store brands are Bangkok Peanut Sauce and San-J Thai Peanut Mildly Spicy Marinade & Dipping Sauce both are gluten-free.

 

What kind of chicken is best?
I prefer chicken breast for skewers, but thigh meat is fine too. Chicken tenders are an easy option because they are basically ready to thread on the skewers.

 

 

The chicken will marinate just 30 minutes before grilling. Grill time is 15-20 minutes depending on the thickness of the chicken.

While the chicken is grilling you can cook up some ramen noodles (gluten-free if needed) and stir-fry a pan of fresh veggies. That’s a quick and simple yet delicious dinner in less than an hour, including the marinating time!!

 

 

You Will Need These Ingredients To Make Satay Chicken Skewers:
1. Skewers ~ metal or wooden. Wooden skewers need soaked about 20 minutes before threading.
2. Chicken breasts
3. Oil
4. Honey or agave syrup
5. Soy sauce ~ I use gluten-free, substitute coconut aminos for soy-free diets.
5. Ground ginger
6. Curry powder
7. Garlic
8. Peanut sauce for dipping ~ substitute Kikkoman Sweet & Sour for nut-free diets.

Satay Chicken Skewer

Better than a restaurant and super easy recipe you will want to make every week for dinner.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: allergy-friendly, appetizers, corn-free, dairy-free, dinner, egg-free, gluten-free, nut-free, Satay Chicken Skewers
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 215kcal
Author: Mary

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces chicken breast or 1 lb tenders
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp oil
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp honey or agave syrup
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp soy sauce ~ I use gluten-free substitute coconut aminos for soy-free diets.
  • 1 1/2 Tbps ground ginger
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp curry powder
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp garlic minced

Instructions

  • Soak skewers for about 20 minutes if you are using the wooden type.
  • Cut the chicken breasts into strips or chunks and thread on prepared skewers.
  • Lay threaded skewers on a large cookie sheet with edges.
  • Mix oil, honey, soy sauce, ginger, curry powder, and garlic in a bowl.
  • Brush mixture over chicken generously and let sit for 30 minutes.
  • Grill for 15-20 minutes turning chicken over to grill both sides.

Notes

Serve with peanut sauce, rice, ramen noodles, and stir-fried vegetables. These also make great appetizers.
For nut-free diets substitute peanut sauce for Kikkoman Sweet & Sour sauce.
5 WW points plus per serving.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 215kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 511mg | Potassium: 481mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 56IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1mg

This recipe idea is from Kylee Cooks.

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