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Summer Chicken Satay

For this recipe you will need:

  • 1 pound chicken breast, skinned, boned cut crosswise into ½-inch strips
  • 3 shallots, minced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • ½ stalk lemon grass, minced
  • 1 slice ginger, cut across the grain about ½-inch think
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • ½ tablespoon palm sugar (you can use regular soft brown sugar)
  • ½ tablespoon tamarind juice
  • ½ tablespoon sweet soy sauce (available at Oriental Markets)
  • ½ cup light coconut milk
  • Satay sticks - bamboo skewers, soaked in cold water for 1 hour

To prepare this recipe:

Mix together shallots, garlic, lemon grass and turmeric powder, almost into a fine paste. Add palm sugar, tamarind juice, coconut milk and soy sauce. Mix well.

In a bowl, combine mixture with chicken. Mix well. Marinate for 2 hours.

Thread 1 piece of chicken onto each Satay stick.

Grill on medium heat for 3-4 minutes per side.

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